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#75707 - 07/11/02 03:36 PM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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degringolade comes in deraspberry and degrape. My kids love it. Rubrick, I'll be a dumb adolescent right along wit you!!


#75708 - 07/12/02 01:55 AM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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"It's delightful, it's delicious, it's delectable, it's delirious,
It's dilemma, it's de limit, it's deluxe, it's de-lovely"


Cole Porter had to be thinking of someone just like you, Jackie, when he came up with this. Here's looking at you, kid!


#75709 - 07/12/02 07:03 PM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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Le Grille? What the h* is Le Grille? These instructions are so confusing!- Homer Simpson. Hi Jackie.


#75710 - 07/13/02 01:29 AM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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Le Grille? What the h* is Le Grille? These instructions are so confusing!- Homer Simpson. Hi Jackie.
Hi, Sweetie--I've been wondering if you were still around.


#75711 - 07/13/02 06:57 AM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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Hi Jackie.

Whoops, wrong persona. Wait one ...

- Pfranz

#75712 - 07/13/02 06:59 AM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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Ah, that's better. Hi Jackie!

What's all this crap about smilies being retrograde and the sign of a ga-ga mentality or something? Has shIT been at it again?



The idiot also known as Capfka ...
#75713 - 07/13/02 04:20 PM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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What's all this crap about smilies being retrograde and the sign of a ga-ga mentality or something? Has shIT been at it again?
Hi, Sweetheart--well, no less than four people wrote to me saying they don't think so. So...my apologies, jopo.


#75714 - 07/23/02 04:01 PM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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From the customary meaning of "deluxe" as used in diners, Our Household Dictionary ("the epitomy of local usage") defines deluxe as with lettuce and tomato.


#75715 - 07/23/02 04:10 PM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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One of the things about "deluxe" that I have noticed that, as many products have a sort of inflation of adjectives, deluxe ends up denoting the cheapest variety. For example, a product might be offerred as deluxe, special, and custom. That way even the guy who buys the cheapest one can say "I got the deluxe model!" It is sort of like the tendency of restaurants to offer three sizes of soft drink: large, extra-large and super-size.


#75716 - 07/24/02 12:40 PM Re: de luxe vs. deluxe  
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You've done it agian, Sparteye!

defines deluxe as with lettuce and tomato.


that sums up so neatly the spirit of the difference between "de luxe" and "deluxe"




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