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#171284 - 11/12/07 06:41 AM Re: Schmuck or schmuck [Re: zmjezhd]
Loc: Netherlands, the Hague
By now I have learned through a PM that the article from the compendium is from a satirical source.
The nature of a good satire is that it looks credible.
Quoting Helen's winged words : In a world where they have Turkey Tangled Frog Weed everything is possible.
So I took it for real, not knowing what magazine or paper it came from. Still... I see no clear reason why , although coming from satire this could not be argued about.(and in an inoffense way)Unless you are a genuine hypocrit.
Another PM friend wrote she sees this forum as a cafe, where you can spend some time on and off. Well, in a cafe you can talk about anything and have arguments going. Words , also street words get used out and are continously replaced by new ones that wear out in their turn.
EDIT : And you zmjezhd, I cannot but see that you etymologized this subject with glee.
OK, fair enough.
Edited by BranShea (11/12/07 12:21 PM)
Entire topic Subject Posted by Posted Schmuck or schmuck BranShea 11/11/07 03:42 PM Re: Schmuck or schmuck zmjezhd 11/11/07 07:20 PM Re: Schmuck or schmuck BranShea 11/12/07 06:41 AM Re: Schmuck or schmuck Bazr 07/07/14 06:48 AM Re: Schmuck or schmuck LukeJavan8 07/07/14 11:35 AM
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