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#117730 - 12/15/03 10:18 AM Un-done
Jackie Offline

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Such odd thoughts can come, as you lie awaiting sleep to take you. Last night I thought of the word stir, with 'un' in front of it. IS there anything, once stirred, that can be unstirred? Are there any other words, that, if you put 'un' on the front, the action cannot be undone?



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#117731 - 12/15/03 10:44 AM Re: Un-done
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it becomes an issue of chronology, I think. something could be unstirred prior to being stirred, but not after.
one's hair could be kempt after being unkempt.

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#117732 - 12/15/03 10:46 AM Re: Un-done
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IS there anything, once stirred, that can be unstirred?

Oil and vinegar.


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#117733 - 12/15/03 12:46 PM Re: Un-done
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entropy and chaos. once stirred things tend to remain stirred-- messes tend to remain once made unless there is an effort to unmess them...(especially on a cosmic level!) billions and billions of dollars worth of gold can be found in the salt waters of the ocean- but they are so diffused and hard to extract its not currently feasible to do so...

eventually, everything will be dust, with a small percentage of all the valualbe minerals and compound diffused through out the universe...

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#117734 - 12/15/03 08:01 PM Re: Un-done
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Oil and vinegar. Not if you think of unstirring as a concrete action, as I was. Letting things sit is not, in my mind, the equivalent of unstirring.


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#117735 - 12/15/03 11:14 PM Re: Un-done
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Is there anything, once stirred, that can be unstirred?

A vodka martini.

But you can stir it again.


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#117736 - 12/16/03 06:56 AM Re: Un-done
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Not if you think of unstirring as a concrete action, as I was.

You unstir your way, I'll unstir mine.


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#117737 - 12/16/03 01:43 PM Re: Un-done
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> Not if you think of unstirring as a concrete action,


Sheesh! If anybody thinks unstirring a martini is difficult, why would they ever want to unstir concrete?

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#117738 - 12/16/03 01:45 PM Re: Un-done
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I unstir my martinis the old fashioned way.


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#117739 - 12/16/03 01:52 PM Re: Un-done
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As a martin i unstir to Beethoven's 9th. Works every single time for me.

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