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#189672 - 03/01/10 04:19 PM Re: Funny hats and slippers [Re: zmjezhd]
BranShea Offline
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smile Ah, that! Gee, we have such a low-key word for diacriticals:
'reading signs'. Can't compete with diacriticals ever!

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#189673 - 03/01/10 05:42 PM Re: Funny hats and slippers [Re: BranShea]
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@ BranShea: Thanks for the link. Now, if I could only work up the energy to use it.

Meanwhile, it looks as though "atherosclerosis" is a subset of "arteriosclerosis," the latter of which (apparently) may have more than its most famous and cholesterolic cause.
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#189674 - 03/01/10 09:49 PM Re: Funny hats and slippers [Re: beck123]
LukeJavan8 Online   sleepy
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Is there anyone (including the President, obviously) who does
not have the cholesterolic problem in one form or another??
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#189684 - 03/02/10 02:52 PM Re: Funny hats and slippers [Re: LukeJavan8]
olly Offline
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including the President, obviously

What president would that be?

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#189698 - 03/03/10 06:23 AM Re: Funny hats and slippers [Re: olly]
Faldage Offline
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Originally Posted By: olly
including the President, obviously

What president would that be?


That would be the president that just had a medical check that showed a slightly elevated cholesterol reading.

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#189708 - 03/03/10 11:55 AM Re: Funny hats and slippers [Re: Faldage]
LukeJavan8 Online   sleepy
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Truly. And yesterday at lunch had fried chicken and mac & cheese,
and told reporters: "don't tell my wife".
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#190283 - 04/04/10 09:26 PM it's all in your genes [Re: LukeJavan8]
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An important factor in whether you pay the price for your dietary indiscretions sooner, rather than later, is how carefully you chose your parents.

But seriously, folks.

Atherosclerosis emphasizes the material that clogs the vessels, a whitish, cheesy stuff officially called "atheroma."
Arteriosclerosis emphasizes the place where the clog is, namely the arteries.

As commonly used, there's a huge overlap between the two conditions.

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#202136 - 08/26/11 11:34 PM Re: Wasted and dry [Re: Rainmaker]
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done.
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#202143 - 08/27/11 11:49 AM Re: Wasted and dry [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
LukeJavan8 Online   sleepy
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Been keeping you busy too. Using less used threads.
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#202149 - 08/27/11 09:50 PM Re: Wasted and dry [Re: Rainmaker]
Candy Offline
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but its good for catching up on some conversation I've missed in the past but.

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