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"English as she is spoke", Our language and its quirks
henrietta
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In Reply To: balance's post @ Aug 30 2014, 10:08 PM

a parent ly !! biggrin.gif

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Irony. and grammar.



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From the ABC
quote]He said speed limits were dropped three years ago to 60 kilometres per hour for trucks with five axels to improve safety.[/quote]

No wonder there is a road safety problem when trucks are trying to do Ice Skating tricks.
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In Reply To: nipper's post @ Aug 1 2014, 04:32 PM

mmm sure is a sight for sore ears



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music to my eyes, Wolv.



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It's not rocket surgery to get your sayings right



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henrietta
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Just read a post on another site where the writer referred to " shooting ducks in a barrel" This strange mixture led me to a site where such "mangulations" are noted.

http://malaphors.com/2013/01/16/its-like-s...ks-in-a-barrel/

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henrietta
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In Reply To: nipper's post @ Aug 1 2014, 10:00 AM

Probably looked up synonyms for " dirty" and came up with 'sordid" ........ that'll do !!

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Another cold front from the state's west will bring more sordid weather for Melbourne

functionally illiterate http://www.theage.com.au/



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henrietta
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There's an abject refusal to concede defeat.


Talking about Red Bull team in Formula One racing. Don't think "abject" was really the word the journo wanted ....." stubborn", maybe ?
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