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#185241 - 06/09/09 09:41 PM reaction [Re: BranShea]  
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R --> I

POSITIVE

#185307 - 06/12/09 10:11 AM Re: to reconcile the people with the stones [Re: olly]  
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V to L PISOLITE

#185312 - 06/13/09 02:48 AM to the victor [Re: BranShea]  
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PISOLITE

E ---> A

SPOLIATE

#185316 - 06/13/09 01:39 PM Re: to the victor [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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FOLIATES

#185321 - 06/13/09 11:23 PM ...the joyous celebration [Re: Jackie]  
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FOLIATES

O --> V

FESTIVAL

#185339 - 06/15/09 05:22 AM Re: ...the joyous celebration [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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FESTIVAL

F ---> G

VESTIGAL

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#185344 - 06/15/09 11:29 AM Re: ...the joyous celebration [Re: seapea]  
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Erm...as Google.com puts it, "Did you mean vestigial?"

#185362 - 06/16/09 09:30 AM Re: ...the sentinel [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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link Here vestigal is refered to as vestigal organs, though in the article vestigial is said to be the usual term. On from here:
S to N VIGILANTE

#185372 - 06/16/09 10:44 PM rising to the occasion [Re: BranShea]  
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VIGILANTE

Just adding another I for INVIGILATE seems so...straightforward.

Whereas changing G to E would be ELEVATING the entire conversation, wouldn't it?

#185374 - 06/17/09 01:57 AM Re: vestigal [Re: wofahulicodoc]  
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I'm a biologist & have used and read 'vestigal' often for 20+ yrs. I didn't realize it's jargon. I guess I'll consider it a vestigal word from now on. blush

Coming to my own defense is so (v to n) inelegant.

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