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Re: capitol offense #13319
02/02/02 06:29 PM
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I queried Capitol Kiwi
You know a NZer working on the hill?


Given the subject of the dicussion, dr. bill was merely avoiding a form whose nearer root might take us off on another route:

capital: from caput, head
capitol: from Capitolium, temple of Jupiter on the Capitoline hill



Re: capitol offense #13320
02/02/02 06:48 PM
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Sorry about the typo, CK. Do you still get upset about the difficulty of judging the Sexual Olympics?


Re: capitol offense #13321
02/02/02 10:41 PM
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Do you still get upset about the difficulty of judging the Sexual Olympics?

I never was upset, just flummoxed. I couldn't enter anyway, because I'd need performance-enhancing drugs ...



The idiot also known as Capfka ...
Re: capitol offense #13322
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Dear CK: I never challeged you to compete, I challenged you to devise a method of judging. How would you decide which participant had the most meritorious performance?


Re: capitol offense #13323
02/03/02 12:33 AM
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Is there anyplace I can go on the net to listen to these variations of the pronunciation of TU as TJU (which I can't imagine since T is a breathe-out sound and J is a breathe-in sound) and CHEW


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