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#209030 01/15/13 05:16 AM
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Jackie #209034 01/15/13 09:46 AM
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Jackie, I can read you post if I click "Quick Quote."

Originally Posted By: Jackie
I was able to make one new post in Q & A and W & F but was unable to Reply or Edit, so I thought I'd try another new one here,
Here's what I tried to post:


According to the Detroit Free Press, Wayne State University "unveiled its annual list of the top 10 most useful--and underused--words in the English language":

Buncombe: Rubbish; nonsense; empty or misleading talk.

Cerulean: The blue of the sky.

Chelonian: Like a turtle.

Dragoon: To compel by coercion; to force someone to do something they'd rather not.

Fantods: Extreme anxiety, distress, nervousness or irritability.

Mawkish: Excessively sentimental; sappy; hopelessly trite.

Natter: To talk aimlessly, often at great length; rarely, it means simply to converse.

Persiflage: Banter; frivolous talk.

Troglodyte: Literally, a cave-dweller. More frequently a backward, mentally sluggish person.

Winkle: To pry out or extract something; from the process of removing the snail from an edible periwinkle.


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But I can't edit my reply. This software has serious problems.

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I CAN'T read jackie's post by using "quote" - it was the first thing I tried because it has worked in the past.


Edit
but I have been able to edit this one!

Curioser and curioser. (said Alice, wonderingly)

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We should remember that Jackie has powers here that the rest of us don't; she's a Moderator. There may be some issue which only affects her, or perhaps, as Tromb suggests, there might be a problem with the forum software.


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Buffle, you may be right; I dunno. Not that I'm glad anyone else is having problems, but I'm glad I'm not the only one. Thanks, Peter.

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Wow, it's an odd feeling--that you're yelling at the top of your lungs but the crowd doesn't hear you.

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Yay!! Back from Mutedom!!

and here I thought perhaps you were staging a Mutiny....

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YES!
I received your last two posts above, back from "mutedom".

As to the words.
I love "cerulean", and use the word whenever it fits.

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> Buncombe

I've always seen this as Bunkum. Buncombe looks so English...

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