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Post by dalehileman » Sun Dec 17, 2006 7:39 pm

Her journey was worthwhile the stressful worry.

We would say
worth the worry
worth the stress
worth the stress and worry

Although the last is somewhat redundant because in the vulgar tongue one implies the other

Her worrisome and stressful journey was worthwhile

Let us resurrect "vulgar" in this context

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