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Re: securest vs. most secure #158709
04/20/06 08:53 AM
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Nice to see your fonts again, BY. FWIW, I find "securest" growing on me, but it's very context-dependent. There are situations in which I say "most secure" and others in which "securest" seems quite OK. Having been of exactly no help, I will proceed to ask if you've received any mail from me recently?

Re: securest (from access!) #158710
04/20/06 09:06 AM
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[aside] psst, he refers in another thread to the mention of talks by Daniel Barenboim, which I think is Elsewhere... now if only I could go and check! [/aside]

Re: securest (from access!) #158711
04/20/06 09:29 AM
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> which I think is Elsewhere...

Yes, come to think of it, I think it was - so that's an affirmative on the mail. Thanks for the welcome back from both of you:-)

Re: securest (from access!) #158712
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I agree with mav (and others) that it's a sound thang...

but then, I'm finding myself tapping my toes to the country music at the laundr(a)mat...

just saw (!) this:
Frazz

sorta fits.

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Re: securest vs. most secure #158713
04/20/06 11:36 AM
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Quote:

Good to see you again, by. We talked about this elsewhere but I don't have time to find the link....




[quoting myself] Here it is [/quoting myself]

http://wordsmith.org/board/showflat.php?Cat=0&Number=161533

Belated ROTFL #158714
04/20/06 11:41 AM
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Quote:

Quote:

So, happy, happer, happest? That's some rule.



Funnest post more eve.





Re: securest vs. most secure #158715
04/20/06 01:56 PM
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Thanks. An exception to that "rule", too.

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Re: Frazz #158716
04/20/06 02:41 PM
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That's cute, eta! Are there people who actually say sowna??

Re: Frazz #158717
04/20/06 07:00 PM
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That's cute, eta! Are there people who actually say sowna??




At high-school, one of my classmates was Finnish, and she could not hear "saw-na" without saying "it's sow-na". It was like an automatic reflex.

Re: Frazz #158718
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That's cute, eta! Are there people who actually say sowna??




Lotta Finns around here. It's not even sow-na, it's more like sah-oo-na, but the sah-oo is pretty quick and almost sounds like sow.

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