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bexter #194204 11/22/10 04:16 PM
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It was a favorite of mine when I taught school.


----please, draw me a sheep----
twosleepy #194214 11/23/10 02:06 PM
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Originally Posted By: twosleepy
Okay, I have always known this word to be pronounced (and pardon my clumsy notation; no good at the technical way...) as "MISS chuh viss". I have heard "miss CHEE vee uhss", but never paid much attention to it. I thought it was wrong, or perhaps a slipped in Britishism along the lines of "aluminium". Online it is characterized as incorrect. Just wondering what different people hear/think in their necks of the woods. I heard it pronounced as the latter on NPR recently. Thanks! :0)


I did, too. It was the revered Scott Simon and I actually wrote to him about it. He replied, thanking me!

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I've always thought it a real chique word for something bad. I like it. We learned " MISS cheef " and "MISS cheve us" . What should it really be?

BranShea #194223 11/24/10 02:41 PM
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let's see if this works..
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tsuwm #194227 11/25/10 04:48 PM
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Works perfectly and it sounds nice. Hope I can use it soon.;-)

LukeJavan8 #194228 11/25/10 04:51 PM
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Your link leads to an empty page. Now emptiness can be interesting too.

BranShea #194229 11/25/10 06:53 PM
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Originally Posted By: BranShea
Your link leads to an empty page. Now emptiness can be interesting too.


Funny, it opens for me.


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BranShea #194231 11/25/10 07:47 PM
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Originally Posted By: BranShea
Your link leads to an empty page. Now emptiness can be interesting too.


Ah but is anything truly empty? There is always something there, so can therefore never be empty.


----The next sentence is true. The previous sentence is false----
twosleepy #194240 11/25/10 11:15 PM
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If nothing else, it's filled with empty.

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