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#75697 - 07/10/02 09:25 PM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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Dear tsuwm: I am trying to figure out how to explain to you the difference between
French and English.

For openers, would you believe "de" is not an English word?


#75698 - 07/10/02 09:33 PM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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It's all in the knows, Dr. Bill. [ducking and running for cover like a goose-e]
Actually, I really just wanted to say a big "Hi and welcome back!" to Jackie but the thought of you trying to explain to tsuwm the difference between English and French is way too deelux a joke!Make what you will of the grammer of the previous sentence. I don't care[tossing my head-e]


#75699 - 07/10/02 09:35 PM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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tsuwm: he's not all there.

bill: I don't understand you at all today, but then sometimes I don't understand my own posts:-)


#75700 - 07/10/02 09:38 PM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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Dear consuelo: I thought about using Smileys, but couldn't find any that did the job.
The Prioresse in thae Canterbury tales "intuned through her nose full seemly" when speaking
the Frennsh of Stratfort-at-Bowe. I can't do that, my nose is always blocked.


#75701 - 07/10/02 09:47 PM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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wwh writes:

The Prioresse in thae Canterbury tales "intuned through her nose full seemly" when speaking
the Frennsh of Stratfort-at-Bowe. I can't do that, my nose is always blocked.


Only our Dr. Bill can be both adolescent and refer to the Canterbury Tales at the same time! [still waiting for Anu to send me the raspberry-e]


#75702 - 07/11/02 12:35 AM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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Good Grief guys and gruneons has it escaped your notice that we here speak new age english and that all of our words are in a state of progressive transition?
Gee whiz daddios don't you know that americanized english tilts the tad when it comes to usage and that noone cares nomore aboot what was once proper french.

Do we say "Secretary de de fense?
Does Cole Porter not say "It's delovely"
Does not De Camptown Ladies Sing Dis Song- Doo-Dah?

Does not JACKIE owe those of us here who missed her badly a thousand kisses and a thousand posts?
I'm not de best of thinkers but I think that de answer is YES.

Glad you're back Queen Jack ! - -


#75703 - 07/11/02 10:12 AM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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Hey There Jackie - Great to see you again!

stales


#75704 - 07/11/02 01:36 PM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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De Luxe Megazord
or a
Deluxe Megazord


I checked this morning (yep, that's how sad I am), and it's a DELUXE Megazord.

Interestingly this is abbreviated to DX [rather than DL] Megazord on the side of the box.

For the benefit of those who want to see what I'm talking about (you never know ):
http://www.rangercentral.com/prc/toy-prtf1.htm



#75705 - 07/11/02 01:39 PM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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>I am trying to figure out how to explain to you the difference between French and English.

dear wwh, here's a French word for you: degringolade.


#75706 - 07/11/02 01:46 PM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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degringolade

A type of US soda pop? whoops! I forgot that smileys were considered adolescent and a sign of a low IQ....


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