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#203846 - 12/17/11 12:58 PM A gold mine!  
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Hear zillions of words pronounced by native (and some not so native) speakers.

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#203850 - 12/18/11 12:22 AM Re: A gold mine! [Re: Faldage]  
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neat!


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#203852 - 12/18/11 03:27 AM Re: A gold mine! [Re: Faldage]  
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Anything that gets Faldage that excited is worth checking out.

#203857 - 12/18/11 08:50 PM Re: A gold mine! [Re: Jackie]  
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Of course, but.. zillions?

#203858 - 12/18/11 10:20 PM Re: A gold mine! [Re: BranShea]  
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Well, close enough.

#203859 - 12/19/11 03:35 AM Re: A gold mine! [Re: Faldage]  
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Originally Posted By: Faldage
Well, close enough.


Yes: "zillions" is as numerically accurate as "many," but more hyperbolic and vernacular.

#203860 - 12/19/11 04:06 AM Re: A gold mine! [Re: Faldage]  
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Gosh--how many words are there, everywhere? [ducking behind cover e]

#203866 - 12/19/11 11:48 PM Re: A gold mine! [Re: Jackie]  
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Gazillions of the little critters

#203867 - 12/20/11 12:14 AM Re: A gold mine! [Re: Faldage]  
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And they keep multiplying despite the efforts of some people to squash them in the bud.

#203870 - 12/20/11 01:40 AM Re: A gold mine! [Re: Faldage]  
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A gold mine indeed, Faldage. I'll dig around some more later.


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