"However, while we are on this topic, it seems appropriate to note that the colloquial descriptor for our Fearless Leader, Dubya ..."
I thought we were ruled from Europe now, Erik - or are you one of those Agency translators?
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- Tue Jul 17, 2007 8:21 pm
- Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
- Topic: aptronym / aptonym / euonym / charactonym / label name
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Mrs Malaprop was aptly named when you think about it. Then there were Gummo, Zeppo ...
Will drivers under 21 have to stick with gasoline? (Sorry, petrol.) Bioethanol from sugar, and biodiesel from oilseed rape and a wonder-plant which "will grow where no other useful plant will", Jatropha curcas, may be a better proposition, but as usual the altruism in the schemes needs careful scrut...
- Mon Jul 16, 2007 11:18 pm
- Forum: Miscellaneous
- Topic: The hottest places in hell . . .
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There's a statement in Psalm 85:10 about punitive judgment and mercy "kissing" - we do often see them as being mutually contradictory, never meeting. There is an interesting article developing this further at http://www.ninetyandnine.com/Archives/20020603/cover.htm . I've been gradually convinced th...