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#76821 - 07/24/02 06:23 AM Versing  
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My newest pet hate:

versing; verb; to be competing against. Derived from versus. Eg, If I win the next match, I'll be versing the champion in the final.

Aaaarrrgghh.


#76822 - 07/24/02 12:38 PM Re: Versing  
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Eeewww - I've never heard that before, but it sure ain't poetry to these ears.


#76823 - 07/24/02 12:43 PM Re: you phony  
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This evolutionificationism of the language gets verse and verse...


#76824 - 07/24/02 12:49 PM Re: you phony  
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This evolutionificationism of the language gets verse and verse...
No no--we're just diversifying.

Not phony: Hi, doc! <GRIN>


#76825 - 07/24/02 02:05 PM Re: you phony  
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In this instance, the trend needs to be reversed


EDIT And if versing is competing against, is co-operating with inversing ??

#76826 - 07/24/02 02:53 PM Re: you phony  
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phony? You're not suggesting that all this is converseation, Mav?


#76827 - 07/24/02 02:56 PM Re: you phony  
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Is "you phony" a euphemism?


#76828 - 07/24/02 03:55 PM Re: you phony  
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Sounds good to me!


#76829 - 07/24/02 04:41 PM Re: you phony  
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Is "you phony" a euphemism?

Nope, euphony's a sweet sound.


#76830 - 07/24/02 11:12 PM Re: you phony  
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a sweet sound

yay, y'all finally got the real thing... :p :)


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