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by christinecornwall
Tue May 18, 2010 12:45 am
Forum: Word Games and Challenges
Topic: Twisted definitions
Replies: 88
Views: 67515

Re: Twisted definitions

ghettocure- a toenail clipping and polishing on the cheap
by christinecornwall
Sun May 16, 2010 3:34 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Anagrams
Replies: 8
Views: 4383

Re: Anagrams

It seems we all may have too much free time LOL
by christinecornwall
Sun May 16, 2010 3:07 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Correct spelling of 'unhide'
Replies: 21
Views: 3559

Re: Correct spelling of 'unhide'

I just needed to 'unhide' on a popular social networking site. I have a friend, who loves to flaunt her excellent parenting skills on her status updates. I therefor hid her. I felt guilty about it, and needed advice about how to 'unhide' her.
by christinecornwall
Sat May 15, 2010 7:55 pm
Forum: Oh, and have you read...?
Topic: 2000 most comon words
Replies: 24
Views: 13845

Re: 2000 most comon words

ok I found 'polysemous' (and prefer the stress on the second syllable btw) but Merriam does not list mirbane or insegreviously.
by christinecornwall
Fri May 14, 2010 12:24 am
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: dogpile, puppy pile, cuddle party
Replies: 10
Views: 6585

Re: dogpile, puppy pile, cuddle party

Considering the meaning that DOGGING has around here, extreme caution should be used!
Extreme caution yes. And a decent pair of binoculars.
by christinecornwall
Thu May 13, 2010 12:46 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Garden Path Sentences
Replies: 69
Views: 16061

Re: Garden Path Sentences

You know/remember the infamous BUFFALO BUFFALO BUFFALO BUFFALO BUFFALO BUFFALO BUFFALO BUFFALO ? ie BUFFALO BUFFALO / BUFFALO BUFFALO / BUFFALO / BUFFALO / BUFFALO BUFFALO or buffalo from Buffalo / (that) other buffalo from Buffalo / bully / (do in turn) bully / further of said animals manta appare...
by christinecornwall
Thu May 13, 2010 12:41 am
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Electoral Reform in the UK
Replies: 10
Views: 4167

Re: Electoral Reform in the UK

What does everyone think of the David Cameron and Nick Clegg team?
by christinecornwall
Wed May 12, 2010 9:39 pm
Forum: Addicts' Corner
Topic: Electoral Reform in the UK
Replies: 10
Views: 4167

Re: Electoral Reform in the UK

This is because rather than finding points of difference with which to belabour their opponents (as they do at present) and thereby diverting attention from their own lack of constructiveness, the various parties would have to focus on jointly seeking solutions to the problems of the day. This coul...
by christinecornwall
Wed May 12, 2010 4:16 am
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Correct spelling of 'unhide'
Replies: 21
Views: 3559

Re: Correct spelling of 'unhide'

what is the title of the textbook?
by christinecornwall
Tue May 11, 2010 11:30 pm
Forum: Word Games and Challenges
Topic: ** Challenge: Topical limericks
Replies: 49
Views: 37532

Re: ** Challenge: Topical limericks

Our new Supreme Court magistrate
Hails from the Empire State
Though Crimson she's green
Never holding the peen
Seems she’s marrying before the first date!
by christinecornwall
Tue May 11, 2010 10:34 pm
Forum: Word Games and Challenges
Topic: ** Challenge: Topical limericks
Replies: 49
Views: 37532

Re: ** Challenge: Topical limericks

Judge Kagan’s from the Empire State
And the Reds couldn’t be more irate
Educated in Cambridge
She’s perceived just a dame midge
On Rush’s nerves is does certainly grate
by christinecornwall
Tue May 11, 2010 9:24 pm
Forum: Word Games and Challenges
Topic: ** Challenge: Topical limericks
Replies: 49
Views: 37532

Re: ** Challenge: Topical limericks

Edwin F Ashworth wrote:MPs (first) homes are their castles
Where they eat, drink and devise us new hassles.
Yet they demand from us votes
And funds to clean moats -
We're regarded as modern-day vassals.

Amen Edwin
by christinecornwall
Tue May 11, 2010 9:20 pm
Forum: Usage and Writing
Topic: Stick to jobs
Replies: 5
Views: 1359

Re: Stick to jobs

In my region, we would say: Do you plan to stick with this job?
'sticking to' does not sound as natural
by christinecornwall
Tue May 11, 2010 2:37 am
Forum: Word Games and Challenges
Topic: Twisted definitions
Replies: 88
Views: 67515

Re: Twisted definitions

doussier---: a heavily soaked file containing detailed records on a particular person or subject
by christinecornwall
Tue May 11, 2010 2:15 am
Forum: Word Games and Challenges
Topic: Twisted definitions
Replies: 88
Views: 67515

Re: Twisted definitions

A couple of kids later and I finally found my way back. I'm so delighted to see you're still here!