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#203846 - 12/17/11 07:58 AM A gold mine!
Faldage Offline
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Hear zillions of words pronounced by native (and some not so native) speakers.

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#203850 - 12/17/11 07:22 PM Re: A gold mine! [Re: Faldage]
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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neat!
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#203852 - 12/17/11 10:27 PM Re: A gold mine! [Re: Faldage]
Jackie Offline

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Anything that gets Faldage that excited is worth checking out.

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#203857 - 12/18/11 03:50 PM Re: A gold mine! [Re: Jackie]
BranShea Offline
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Of course, but.. zillions?

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#203858 - 12/18/11 05:20 PM Re: A gold mine! [Re: BranShea]
Faldage Offline
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Well, close enough.

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#203859 - 12/18/11 10:35 PM Re: A gold mine! [Re: Faldage]
Tromboniator Offline
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Registered: 05/10/10
Posts: 810
Loc: Alaska
Originally Posted By: Faldage
Well, close enough.


Yes: "zillions" is as numerically accurate as "many," but more hyperbolic and vernacular.

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#203860 - 12/18/11 11:06 PM Re: A gold mine! [Re: Faldage]
Jackie Offline

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Gosh--how many words are there, everywhere? [ducking behind cover e]

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#203866 - 12/19/11 06:48 PM Re: A gold mine! [Re: Jackie]
olly Offline
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Registered: 12/18/06
Posts: 955
Loc: Auckland, New Zealand
Gazillions of the little critters

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#203867 - 12/19/11 07:14 PM Re: A gold mine! [Re: Faldage]
Faldage Offline
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Registered: 12/01/00
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And they keep multiplying despite the efforts of some people to squash them in the bud.

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#203870 - 12/19/11 08:40 PM Re: A gold mine! [Re: Faldage]
Candy Offline
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Registered: 09/21/10
Posts: 1705
Loc: down under
A gold mine indeed, Faldage. I'll dig around some more later.

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