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then went on to put ABS system IN PRINT at least three times!




Why did you feel the need to use the plural form of the noun when the plural is adequately indicated by the fact that you have used the number three to modify it? Do you think we need it to understand that it was used more than one time?




Redundancy can be our friend. But Faldage does have a point!

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Who is this Aramis from Gee Yaw Juh who's using a Kiwi as an avatar? Pick on your own state's bird - roadkill turkey, is it?




I had the same sort of reaction when I found someone else using Marvin. feh! (<--lingering anger)




Yep. I get angry enough, and I'll make Sherman's march to the sea look like a bank holiday walk along the mud in Skegness ...


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Skegness is a seaside resort town in Lincolnshire, England. The nature of the tides in this area is such that sediment (mud) deposits along the coast and creates a great muddy beach (at low tide) called The Wash.

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Huh?

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Thank you, oh my Boswell ...


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Thank you, oh my Boswell ...




apropos of very little, I rewatched the "Ink and Incapability" episode of Blackadder last night, in which our hero makes some contributions to the Dictionary, in which, unfortunately, Dr. Johnson had neglected to include: contrafibularatories; anaspeptoc; phrasmotic; compunctious; periconbobulations; interphrastically; pendigestatory interludicule; velocitious extramuralization. [spellings may differ]

great ep!

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It didn't matter anyway did it, since Baldrick used it to kindle the Prince's fire ...

Great episode, that one!


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I like phrasmotic.

good name for a band.


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I like phrasmotic.

good name for a band.




The Phrasmotics?

Speaking of band names, does it seem to anyone else that band names are becoming weirder and weirder these days, or is it just another symptom of my growing geezerhood? Sometimes I imagine that there is a Name Patrol out there that will come knocking on your door if you choose a band name that has already been used.

"I'm sorry. You're going to have to use a different name for your band. Freaky Frank and the Pistons was used by a band in Flagstaff, AZ during the '70s."

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Much cooler just to call it Phrasmotic. The use of "The" and "s" on the end of the name is so uncool these days ...


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