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#114401 - 10/25/03 02:05 AM Feedback.  
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What's the problem with this word? Regurgitation?


#114402 - 10/25/03 02:08 AM Re: Feedback.  
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it keeps coming back on you?



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#114403 - 10/25/03 02:58 AM Re: Feedback.  
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Nobody much "gurgitates", so it makes little sense to say that a person re-gurgitates, when they haven't gurgitated in the first place.

PS: This is my six hundreth post on AWAD since arriving here a little over 37 months ago. Might we have the smallest (but nonetheless sincere) fanfare, please?


#114404 - 10/25/03 03:02 AM Re: Feedback.  
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HA. Do you realize this is the only place in the world where we'd like a little fanfare when we become an addict?

Congrats FS.


#114405 - 10/25/03 04:43 AM Re: Regurgitation  
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I'd comment on this, but something keeps coming up.

Ta-daaaaa! Welcome to your addicthood, padre. You are now eligible to join Wordaholicals Synonymous. We meet online and before you can fully join the group, you have to admit "I'm a wordaholical!". Only then can you get it really bad ...


#114406 - 10/25/03 06:08 AM Re: Feedback.  
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Congratulations Father. Perhaps you could design a special service of prayer and thanksgiving for these important milestones.

Bingley


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#114407 - 10/25/03 06:52 AM Re: Feedback.  
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I can see it now:

~The Missa Etymologica.
~Rosaries with the letters of the alphabet engraved on the beads.
~A Litany for Logophiles.
~Versicles for Verbivores.
~The Supplication of the Sesquipedalians.



#114408 - 10/25/03 07:04 AM Re: Feedback.  
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>Might we have the smallest (but nonetheless sincere) fanfare, please?


Well done, well done indeed. Tell me, though, is there is an ethical dilemma attached to a priest/judge who has an addiction problem?


#114409 - 10/25/03 11:44 AM Re: Feedback.  
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We got the word wholesale from the Medieval Latins and they gurgitated up a storm whenever they felt like it. Incidentally, the re- in this word is not acting in its role as a repeater but as an intensifier.

http://www.bartleby.com/61/88/R0128800.html




#114410 - 10/25/03 12:19 PM Re: Feedback.  
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You mean, if you're gonna gurgitate, then you better gurgitate intensely?

(Congratulations on your attainment of addict status, FS.)


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