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#34263 - 06/30/01 03:49 PM Re: words within words  
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You will remember "separate" if you remember not the rat in it, but a rat in it.


#34264 - 06/30/01 03:51 PM Re: words within words  
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#34265 - 06/30/01 04:18 PM Re: words within words  
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not the rat in it, but a rat in it.

Hey! C'mon you guys! That's what I said :
And separate has a rat in the middle
Perhaps I should have written : And separate has "a rat" in the middle ...
But after the discussion about over use of the quotation marks ... ?


#34266 - 06/30/01 06:07 PM Re: words within words  
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this too shall pass
but if you don't use quotation marks when 'appropriate', you might end up using nearly unreadable fonts, or *unusual* characters, or actually unreadable colors, or even [HORRORS] caps, just to add emphasis. not to mention writing almost entirely in lower case just to de-emphasize your ordinary musings.


#34267 - 06/30/01 06:42 PM Re: words within words  
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not the rat in it, but a rat in it.

And Marianna made the same mistake I did so many years ago when I was told that there was a rat in separate.


#34268 - 06/30/01 07:12 PM Re: words within words  
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And that's par for the course.


#34269 - 06/30/01 07:25 PM Re: words within words  
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That's a separate issue


#34270 - 06/30/01 07:31 PM Re: words within words  
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I, too, have a remarkable command of the obvious.


#34271 - 06/30/01 07:45 PM Re: words within words  
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It's not the obvious, it's a obvious; ms anne obvious; wife of Ron Obvious and cousin to ee cummings.


#34272 - 06/30/01 08:10 PM Re: words within words  
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Like the gal who wore sweaters for three good reasons. One, they kept her warm, and the other two were obvious.


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