"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?
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.
Should Lorne Grabher win his case to renew the personalized last-name license plate he's had for decades...
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.
Vocab Upgrade! The Horde be so schmardt!
Callipygic (Kodos #77)
Misanthropic Humanitarian: I will make sure your refund is sent directly
Maybe it will cover the stomach churning meds you need
The ONT is not trying to discuss politics per say.
Latin: learn it or don't
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.
"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.
Puddleglum: ...Politics is there religion.
* sound of fingernails on blackboard *
1,500 ISIS Jihadists have quite Middle East to attack Europe.
You misspeellled "quiet." Um... wait... hmmmmm
Cato: ..know-nothing drivel-spigot...
* jots phrase down for future re-use *
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?
Hookay, I have read the comments up to my own (#259) so before I refresh and find 259 more....
Apropos of nothing in particular, fave headline of the week:
Big Helicopter To Replace AC Unit On Tulsa Office Building
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.
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."
In under 100! (so?)
a) Thanks for a meaty ONT.
Diatetic idiom addition: peaches & cream complexion.
Just trying to butter you up. Because I'm juiced.
Me: Happy to report that my mom and our daughter...
Bandersnatch: Speaking of phrasing.
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.
Zombie: ..."his" probably started life as "him's" way back when, and evolved to be a "new" word once it got slur-shortened.
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.)
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
RioBravo: And for a daily dose of weirdness (don't call them pets!):
Piercello: ...does anybody have a preferred method/course for learning to speak Hindi?...
..who started the confusion between "lose" and "loose"..?
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.
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.)