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Donald Trump calls Chelsea Manning ‘he’

Read all… Subjects: added on 2017 Aug 29
Subjects: language

"Remember... when your GPS & fish locator we're rolled in to one trusty unit called Grandpa?"

Remember when "were" (past tense of is/are) didn't have an apostrophe?

Read all… Subjects: added on 2017 Apr 28
Subjects: fish, language

What I've retained from reading the morning threads:

the Bible teaches us to confess our sins to one another and then son no more.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2017 Apr 1
Subjects: humor, language, online communication

#willowedWit

Should Lorne Grabher win his case to renew the personalized last-name license plate he's had for decades...

Read all… Subjects: added on 2017 Mar 27
Subjects: Donald Trump, language

Alberta Oil Peon: ...There is a weak rhyme between the two words in each line, and a stronger rhyme between corresponding words in the two lines.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2017 Mar 27
Subjects: language

Vocab Upgrade! The Horde be so schmardt!

Callipygic (Kodos #77)

Read all… Subjects: added on 2017 Mar 13
Subjects: language

Misanthropic Humanitarian: I will make sure your refund is sent directly

Maybe it will cover the stomach churning meds you need

Read all… Subjects: added on 2017 Feb 3
Subjects: computers, language

The ONT is not trying to discuss politics per say.

TEETH GRINDING
EYE SQUINTING
SHOULDER FLINCHING
STOMACH CHURNING

Latin: learn it or don't

Read all… Subjects: added on 2017 Feb 2
Subjects: language

Every once in a while, I encounter words that I have to stop and think, do I really know what that means? Of course, it just takes a few clicks to look up a word now That's cool.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2017 Jan 2
Subjects: language

"They work tongue-in-cheek together"?? Heh. Probably not the first commenter to note that this is the wrong use of the phrase, but I kinda like it.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Dec 19
Subjects: language, blogs

Puddleglum: ...Politics is there religion.

* sound of fingernails on blackboard *

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Dec 19
Subjects: language

1,500 ISIS Jihadists have quite Middle East to attack Europe.

You misspeellled "quiet." Um... wait... hmmmmm

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Dec 9
Subjects: language

Cato: ..know-nothing drivel-spigot...

* jots phrase down for future re-use *

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Dec 5
Subjects: humor, language

Getting caught up, again, on a few days' posts. I know the day, as a whole, is still the same 24hrs, but why does it seem like they're getting shorter for real?

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Dec 3
Subjects: language, computers, comics

Hookay, I have read the comments up to my own (#259) so before I refresh and find 259 more....

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Nov 21
Subjects: beverage, language, Oklahoma

Apropos of nothing in particular, fave headline of the week:

Big Helicopter To Replace AC Unit On Tulsa Office Building

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Nov 6
Subjects: helicopter, language

Galveston Jim, I tried the other night but don't know if you saw - thanks for the article to which you sent me a link.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Sep 21
Subjects: language

I was just thinking, earlier today, not for the firs time, that there are some songs which could be said to have stood up pretty well, except they employed the anachronism "groovy."

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Sep 20
Subjects: anachronism, language, Paul Simon

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In under 100! (so?)

Mis Hum,

a) Thanks for a meaty ONT.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Sep 19
Subjects: language

Diatetic idiom addition: peaches & cream complexion.

Just trying to butter you up. Because I'm juiced.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Sep 3
Subjects: language

Me: Happy to report that my mom and our daughter...

Bandersnatch: Speaking of phrasing.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Sep 2
Subjects: language

Farmer: ...Hope you are al behaving here tonight. I'll try to catch up and finger out.

Um... Simply saying "phrasing" doesn't seem to cover this one. But, have fun.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Sep 2
Subjects: family travel, language

Zombie: ..."his" probably started life as "him's" way back when, and evolved to be a "new" word once it got slur-shortened.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Aug 23
Subjects: language, music

I see Buzzion and Guy beat me to that point, and much more concisely and humorously. (Immortal inner 5th Grade English schoolmarm returns to crypt in the catacombs.)

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Aug 23
Subjects: language

GRAMMAR WARS! YAAAY! (Immmortal inner 5th Grade Schoolmarm dons armor and broadsword.)

Zombie: In English, the possessive is indicated by having an apostrophe-s after the noun

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Aug 23
Subjects: language

RioBravo: And for a daily dose of weirdness (don't call them pets!):
http://preview.tinyurl.com/6f2e8xt

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Jul 2
Subjects: language, pet

Piercello: ...does anybody have a preferred method/course for learning to speak Hindi?...

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 May 11
Subjects: language, learning

..who started the confusion between "lose" and "loose"..?

To-lose La-trek?

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Apr 22
Subjects: language, silliness

Why aren't the Toronto Maple Leafs spelled Leaves?

It's LJRR Tolkien's fault. Insisted the plural of dwarf was dwarfs. Things just spiraled out of control from there.

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Apr 22
Subjects: language, silliness

re: Hillary & de Blasio (wasn't it?) mocking "colored people time" --

When I was very young, 'round these parts, "colored people" was still acceptable speech. (Think: NAACP.)

Read all… Subjects: added on 2016 Apr 20
Subjects: language, Progressives Playbook, race

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