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#209073 - 01/15/13 06:37 PM Re: Trying yet again [Re: zmjezhd]
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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Originally Posted By: zmjezhd
I like cerulean, too, and I think it's why I always want to pronounce "herculean" the wrong way...

Wait. You pronounce Herculean cerulean?


heh
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#209074 - 01/15/13 06:39 PM Re: Trying yet again [Re: zmjezhd]
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Originally Posted By: zmjezhd
So, whose idea is it to spell it buncombe?

Probably the folks in Buncombe County, NC, which provided the etymology of bunk.


as in bunk bed? and bunco?
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#209077 - 01/15/13 10:57 PM Re: Trying yet again [Re: Jackie]
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Back from mootdom...er...
Anyway--I love you guys! This kind of discussion is what I was hoping for.

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#209080 - 01/16/13 04:49 AM Re: Trying yet again [Re: Jackie]
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Somewhat on the side,
must disagrrree with this be it underused or overused:

* Cerulean: The blue of the sky.

The sky has as many shades of blue as there are shades of grey.


Edited by BranShea (01/16/13 05:11 AM)

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#209082 - 01/16/13 08:23 AM Re: Trying yet again [Re: Jackie]
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Not to mention that old perennial favorite, sky blue pink.

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#209084 - 01/16/13 10:27 AM Re: Trying yet again [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
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as in bunk bed?

Probably not.

and bunco?

Nope. Bunk as in "nonsense".
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#209085 - 01/16/13 10:44 AM Re: Trying yet again [Re: BranShea]
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One of my favourites is "mother of pearl sky" and a "papaya pink sunset". I think thelast was Somerset Maugham- I'm not sure.


Edited by Avy (01/16/13 10:57 AM)
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#209086 - 01/16/13 10:57 AM Re: Trying yet again [Re: zmjezhd]
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Originally Posted By: zmjezhd
as in bunk bed?

Probably not.

and bunco?

Nope. Bunk as in "nonsense".


Thanks.

so... bunk bed? bunco? Where they from? ; )
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#209088 - 01/16/13 12:34 PM Re: Trying yet again [Re: Jackie]
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Originally Posted By: Jackie
Back from mootdom...er...
Anyway--I love you guys! This kind of discussion is what I was hoping for.



A discussion of your disappearance?
or maybe nothingness???
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#209093 - 01/16/13 04:31 PM Re: Trying yet again [Re: LukeJavan8]
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Originally Posted By: LukeJavan8


A discussion of ... nothingness???


We could spend hours here with nothing to talk about.

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