|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
You are not logged in. [Log In] Wordsmith.org » Forums » General Topics » Q&A about words » Submitted without coment Register User Forum List Calendar Active Topics Search FAQ
#132066 - 08/25/04 12:03 PM question of "prescriptive vs. descriptive"
Loc: Marion NC
While the question may indeed arise, you can rest assured that I will not be the one raising it._________________________
#132067 - 08/25/04 02:32 PM Re: Speaking of liverwurst
Loc: Atlanta, GA
"...what is so bad about chopped liver? Is it worse than whole liver?"
It sure is if it's YOUR liver. Just venting my spleen.
#132068 - 08/25/04 10:16 PM Re: Speaking of liverwurst
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
Does anybody know which comic is credited with the line "What am I, chopped liver?"? Rodney Dangerfield?
#132069 - 08/26/04 01:30 AM Re: question of "prescriptive vs. descriptive"
I will not be the one raising it. Oh, I know, you are more of a provider of answers.
#132070 - 08/26/04 10:35 AM Re: Submitted without coment
Sooner or later, the question of "prescriptive vs. descriptive" will arise with this dictionary, too.
That's the whole premise already, isn't it?
#132071 - 08/26/04 01:57 PM Re: Submitted without coment
>>>She wants him to look because he's about to pay for them.
Bien non, that's just stereotyping. Nowadays, women pay for their own shoes...we just want Hubby to look at em cause a nice pair of shoes is a thing of beauty.
- bel, "you can never have too many shoes" Marduk
#132072 - 08/26/04 02:13 PM Re: Submitted without coment
Loc: Seattle, Washington, USA
The Ritz-Carlton on Cental Park in New York City offers a fun package for women. It is called "Shoes, Shoes, Shoes" and the ad for it begins "A girl can never have too many shoes, so why not spend an entire day shopping for shoes, shoes, and more shoes? Visit Eugenia Kim, Kari Sigerson and Miranda Morrison, and Holly Dunlap of Hollywould, and work together to pick fabulous shoes for every day of the week."
The package includes a one-night stay for two in a Deluxe Guestroom, with a late checkout the day of departure; a day of shopping with Kathleen Beckett of Beckett's Black Book; morning coffee or tea in The Star Lounge; lunch at one of New York City's most fashionable restaurants; a special fashion-themed treat from pastry chef Eric Hubert upon turndown.
And the whole thing is yours for only $2475 per night (not including tax and gratuities).
#132073 - 08/26/04 02:26 PM Re: Imelda wannabes
Loc: lower upstate New York
$2475 per night (not including tax and gratuities)
But does it include the shoes?
#132074 - 08/26/04 02:33 PM Re: Imelda wannabes
Loc: Seattle, Washington, USA
does it include the shoes?
I dunno, but you could ring them up at (212) 308-9100 and see.
Forum Stats 8727 Members
Max Online: 3341 @ 12/09/11 02:15 PM
Newest Members ShellsnBells, charmingthemuse, toddster, Mussaf, meliza
8727 Registered Users
Who's Online 0 registered (), 15 Guests and 2 Spiders online. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters (30 Days)
LukeJavan8 113 endymion6 102 wofahulicodoc 71 jenny jenny 64 A C Bowden 36 Bazr 27 tsuwm 8 Tromboniator 8 Faldage 4 FoFong 3
wwh 13858 Faldage 13803 Jackie 11609 tsuwm 10521 Buffalo Shrdlu 7210 AnnaStrophic 6511 LukeJavan8 6404 Wordwind 6296 of troy 5400 BranShea 5282
Board Rules · Mark all read Contact Us · Wordsmith.org · Top
Disclaimer: Wordsmith.org is not responsible for views expressed on this site. Use of this forum is at your own risk and liability - you agree to hold Wordsmith.org and its associates harmless as a condition of using it.
Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat
© 2014 Wordsmith