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"culminating" #74781
07/02/02 01:30 PM
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From today's newspaper: "The movie's victories [at the Oscar awards] culminated a month-long campaign."

I'm completely unfamiliar with the use of culminate as a transitive verb, but on LIU I do find it approved in the dictionary. Are others familiar with that usage?


Re: "culminating" #74782
07/02/02 01:45 PM
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Keiva: you started a flamewar, and would not quit.
You were banned, and got back only by threat of
a kawsuit, which Wordsmith could not afford.
You are not welcome to post in AWADtalk.


Re: "culminating" #74783
07/03/02 04:37 PM
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So, wwh, are you saying that keiva's previous posts have culminated in your curt reply? ;)


Re: "culminating" #74784
07/03/02 07:18 PM
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Dear Alex: I try to be a man of few words. Carefully chosen for maximum intelligibility.
Curt, clear, complete. (TIME's old motto)

Keiva is unwelcome here.



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