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Discussion Topic  RE: Invasion Names (in Potpourri) by Geoff
Not necessarily, Tinman and Kalleh. The origin of "SUV" has bugged me for years, but at last I foun......
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Discussion Topic  RE: We all suspected as much, didn't we? (in Potpourri) by Geoff
So, you Brits have your own version of "The Onion?" Remember,lest you be misled - Sarkozy is Polish,......
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Discussion Topic  I've been framed! (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Geoff
Can someone describe framing as a method of coersion in speech? Is it essentially an argument based......
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Discussion Topic  RE: "infeasible" vs "unfeasible" (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Geoff
On this side of the pond I've not heard "infeasible" at all....
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Discussion Topic  RE: TED (in Links for Linguaphiles) by Geoff
Here's one from TED, but linked through another site: ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Dispositive (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Geoff
I've heard it only in legalese, but I see no reason why you shuldn't broaden its usage....
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Discussion Topic  RE: Bluffing Game: Mountweazel (in Wordplay) by Geoff
Guy, it's not at all uncommon for us to comment on why we do or don't like a definition, so long as ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Bluffing Game: Mountweazel (in Wordplay) by Geoff
I seem to remember a Lord Louis Mountweazel as being an important character in UK history, but I mig......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Disney vocabulary (in Potpourri) by Geoff
In times past "costume" would not have been a euphamism, but likely is now. Hell, "Disney" is a eup......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Cats or Dogs? (in The Written Word) by Geoff
I've only heard ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Bluffing Game: Mountweazel (in Wordplay) by Geoff
Imprisoned AFTER losing some body parts, no doubt! Mine's in too! Thanks for keeping the game goin......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Headlines (in Potpourri) by Geoff
In Muncie there is a university called "Ball State Univrsity." It easily mondegreens as "Balls Tate......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Bluffing game: ogdoad (in Wordplay) by Geoff
Well done, Guy! I'm glad you've revived this moribund game....
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Discussion Topic  RE: Headlines (in Potpourri) by Geoff
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Discussion Topic  RE: Bluffing game: ogdoad (in Wordplay) by Geoff
Her mop olis? The city of hair stylists? I'll go with a clasp on the cloak of an extinct amphibian......
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Discussion Topic  RE: How many? (in The Written Word) by Geoff
Were they floating Sow-th? Were they hogging the entire river? You remind me of the story about Du......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Linguistic Vagueness (in Questions & Answers about Words) by Geoff
Hard to tell? You're not trying to be vague, are you, Z? ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Names for British pedestrian crossings (in Potpourri) by Geoff
They send people to college and pay them highly to "engineer" this stuff! Senator Proxmire, I miss ......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Names for British pedestrian crossings (in Potpourri) by Geoff
Hereabouts (USA) zebras were once common, but no longer. I'd not heard of the other terms. It seem......
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Discussion Topic  RE: Translation problems (in The Written Word) by Geoff
Slightly off topic, but has anyone here read, "Little Bee," by Chris Cleave? It begins with the mai......
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