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I'm reticent to speak about this, but. #207085
09/12/12 02:44 AM
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I seem to be hearing more and more people using the word reticent to mean reluctant. Has anyone else noticed this?

Re: I'm reticent to speak about this, but. [Re: Jackie] #207086
09/12/12 04:37 AM
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Yes.
I have noticed that most folks here are too reticent to say anything bad about Obama.

He is a snake.

Re: I'm reticent to speak about this, but. [Re: Jackie] #207091
09/12/12 10:48 AM
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reticent

What's it mean to you, J.? (link)


Ceci n'est pas un seing.
Re: I'm reticent to speak about this, but. [Re: jenny jenny] #207092
09/12/12 10:50 AM
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He is a snake.

Surely you mean he is the POTUS. (And what did my grandma say about folks who lived in glass houses throwing stones?)


Ceci n'est pas un seing.
Re: I'm reticent to speak about this, but. [Re: Jackie] #207093
09/12/12 11:39 AM
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Perhaps more understand the meaning of the word hence its prolific use.

Re: I'm reticent to speak about this, but. [Re: zmjezhd] #207095
09/12/12 03:51 PM
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Originally Posted By: zmjezhd
He is a snake.

Surely you mean he is the POTUS. (And what did my grandma say about folks who lived in glass houses throwing stones?)




That they should not undress in the Living Room?????


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re: I'm reticent to speak about this, but. [Re: LukeJavan8] #207096
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That they should not undress in the Living Room?

While throwing stones? That is an interesting image. Perhaps they shouldn't hurl themselves through the big picture window in the living room while undressing.


Ceci n'est pas un seing.
Re: I'm reticent to speak about this, but. [Re: zmjezhd] #207097
09/12/12 04:33 PM
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Your image, not mine.


----please, draw me a sheep----
Re:reticulus loquari [Re: LukeJavan8] #207098
09/12/12 07:23 PM
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Your image, not mine.

Oh, you tease. Nope, I'm pretty sure you introduced the "undressing" part. But, whatever ...


Ceci n'est pas un seing.
Re:reticulus loquari [Re: zmjezhd] #207099
09/12/12 09:46 PM
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Oh, surely, you throw stones, but whatever....


----please, draw me a sheep----
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