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#207085 - 09/11/12 10:44 PM I'm reticent to speak about this, but.
Jackie Offline
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I seem to be hearing more and more people using the word reticent to mean reluctant. Has anyone else noticed this?

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#207086 - 09/12/12 12:37 AM Re: I'm reticent to speak about this, but. [Re: Jackie]
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Yes.
I have noticed that most folks here are too reticent to say anything bad about Obama.

He is a snake.

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#207091 - 09/12/12 06:48 AM Re: I'm reticent to speak about this, but. [Re: Jackie]
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reticent

What's it mean to you, J.? (link)
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#207092 - 09/12/12 06:50 AM Re: I'm reticent to speak about this, but. [Re: jenny jenny]
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He is a snake.

Surely you mean he is the POTUS. (And what did my grandma say about folks who lived in glass houses throwing stones?)
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#207093 - 09/12/12 07:39 AM Re: I'm reticent to speak about this, but. [Re: Jackie]
olly Offline
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Perhaps more understand the meaning of the word hence its prolific use.

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#207095 - 09/12/12 11:51 AM Re: I'm reticent to speak about this, but. [Re: zmjezhd]
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Originally Posted By: zmjezhd
He is a snake.

Surely you mean he is the POTUS. (And what did my grandma say about folks who lived in glass houses throwing stones?)




That they should not undress in the Living Room?????
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#207096 - 09/12/12 12:30 PM Re: I'm reticent to speak about this, but. [Re: LukeJavan8]
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That they should not undress in the Living Room?

While throwing stones? That is an interesting image. Perhaps they shouldn't hurl themselves through the big picture window in the living room while undressing.
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#207097 - 09/12/12 12:33 PM Re: I'm reticent to speak about this, but. [Re: zmjezhd]
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Your image, not mine.
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#207098 - 09/12/12 03:23 PM Re:reticulus loquari [Re: LukeJavan8]
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Your image, not mine.

Oh, you tease. Nope, I'm pretty sure you introduced the "undressing" part. But, whatever ...
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#207099 - 09/12/12 05:46 PM Re:reticulus loquari [Re: zmjezhd]
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Oh, surely, you throw stones, but whatever....
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