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by spiritus
Tue Dec 04, 2007 4:52 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: what do this say in english
Replies: 47
Views: 12672

what do this say in english

trolley wrote: Although I found little to agree with in agilis’s posts, I am glad to see they have not been deleted.
Yes. In time we may come to realize they originated from a point beyond the highest or greatest.
by spiritus
Mon Dec 03, 2007 5:47 am
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: screeched in
Replies: 13
Views: 4935

screeched in

...and I thought I knew every drinking ritual from the Xhosa to the South Bronx. Thanks for that addition. Here's to Newfies and their appreciation for the humor in life. Here's to Jamaican rum, which I will re-familiarize myself with during the coming holidays. Here's something to do after your fir...
by spiritus
Mon Dec 03, 2007 2:19 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: abyss gaze not
Replies: 28
Views: 8566

abyss gaze not

And, discovered you were playing catch with yourself. That warrants an agile and adroitly used:

Whatever.
by spiritus
Mon Dec 03, 2007 2:10 am
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Grocery List
Replies: 9
Views: 3359

Grocery List

According to some of my students you could add, "cheese".
by spiritus
Sun Dec 02, 2007 12:23 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: what do this say in english
Replies: 47
Views: 12672

what do this say in english

Self-reference ain't adroit usage Johnny.
by spiritus
Sun Dec 02, 2007 12:19 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: abyss gaze not
Replies: 28
Views: 8566

abyss gaze not

"I don't like the arrogant one-upmanship that goes on from time to time -- I understand that some thrive on it, though, and it's what they come here for." ---Shelley I thrive on good barbeque, which I have to go to Houston, Texas for. I think the "arrogant one-upmanship" is best left to backyard sum...
by spiritus
Sat Dec 01, 2007 11:57 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: abyss gaze not
Replies: 28
Views: 8566

abyss gaze not

Regarding the passage from Hamlet, I relied upon the research and authority of my teenage son, who is a theatre arts major. He is presently attending, on full scholarship, the Stella Adler Institute (me proud parent, just name dropping). The reference was from his copy of the 2000 reprint of the 191...
by spiritus
Sat Dec 01, 2007 10:53 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: abyss gaze not
Replies: 28
Views: 8566

abyss gaze not

Ken Greenwald wrote:
John (a.k.a. agilis), If your tolerance for fatuous pomposity is limited, your only alternative may be self-destruction.
________________________

Ken G - December 1, 2007
(Removing Ken's proverbial fork.)

That one's done. Nice grill marks.
by spiritus
Sat Dec 01, 2007 10:42 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: abyss gaze not
Replies: 28
Views: 8566

abyss gaze not

(Really smart woman who can talk dirty.) Man, that whets my appetite!
by spiritus
Sat Dec 01, 2007 6:55 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: abyss gaze not
Replies: 28
Views: 8566

abyss gaze not

Tony Farg and trolley, just in case you don't know the territory, here's a map. Even, if like me, you do; the illustrations may make you smile.
http://www.flamewarriors.com/warriorsht ... gmetoo.htm
by spiritus
Sat Dec 01, 2007 3:19 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: abyss gaze not
Replies: 28
Views: 8566

abyss gaze not

I don't know that.

(Next time, aim higher.)
by spiritus
Sat Dec 01, 2007 3:04 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: what do this say in english
Replies: 47
Views: 12672

what do this say in english

Mr. Bisso, The framing literary reference, to Lawrence of Arabia, in my salutation was meant to acknowledge your having shared relevant info about Arabic, though like T.E. Lawrence, you are not Arab. Beyond that all comparisons end. Unlike T. E. Lawrence's distortions, your statements were accurate....
by spiritus
Sat Dec 01, 2007 2:52 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: what do this say in english
Replies: 47
Views: 12672

what do this say in english

agilis,

I'm impressed by the agility of "Whatever". When adroitly used, I think it can be an elegant and creative expression.

Liberally and strictly speaking; all spoken varieties of English are demotic.

Sustain these two thoughts until the next time I address you directly.
by spiritus
Sat Dec 01, 2007 2:46 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: what do this say in english
Replies: 47
Views: 12672

what do this say in english

Thanks. The tea's on me.
by spiritus
Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:28 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: what do this say in english
Replies: 47
Views: 12672

what do this say in english

Erik, thank you for your help. Your comments and suggestions prompted me to seek out information that would aid in getting a grip on my problem, rather then merely grasping its explanation. I found an informative conference paper presented this year at The Internet Society Conference (ISOC): Using t...