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#74781 - 07/02/02 09:30 AM "culminating"
Keiva Offline
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From today's newspaper: "The movie's victories [at the Oscar awards] culminated a month-long campaign."

I'm completely unfamiliar with the use of culminate as a transitive verb, but on LIU I do find it approved in the dictionary. Are others familiar with that usage?


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#74782 - 07/02/02 09:45 AM Re: "culminating"
wwh Offline
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Keiva: you started a flamewar, and would not quit.
You were banned, and got back only by threat of
a kawsuit, which Wordsmith could not afford.
You are not welcome to post in AWADtalk.


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#74783 - 07/03/02 12:37 PM Re: "culminating"
Alex Williams Offline
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So, wwh, are you saying that keiva's previous posts have culminated in your curt reply? ;)


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#74784 - 07/03/02 03:18 PM Re: "culminating"
wwh Offline
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Dear Alex: I try to be a man of few words. Carefully chosen for maximum intelligibility.
Curt, clear, complete. (TIME's old motto)

Keiva is unwelcome here.


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