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Posted: Feb 8, 2016 - 2:22pm

 Proclivities wrote:
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Featuring:
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"Hey, F*-face! How's it hangin'?" is far more genteel. 
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Posted: Feb 8, 2016 - 9:06am

vulgar

Facts for the People, Things Worth Knowing: A Book of Receipts, in which Every Thing is of Practical Use to Every Body, 1850

Featuring:
Observations on Making Puddings 
The Canary Bird Fancier
The Invalid's Manual
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Posted: Feb 4, 2016 - 7:20am

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Posted: Oct 6, 2015 - 8:41am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

That's actually not bad.

"ramrod down his back" = "stick up his arse" 

 
Yes, the advice itself is more considerate and respectful than I would expect from that era, but the idiom you pointed out is pretty amusing.  Good band name - or at least album title.
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Posted: Oct 6, 2015 - 8:37am

 Proclivities wrote:
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That's actually not bad.

"ramrod down his back" = "stick up his arse" 
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Posted: Oct 6, 2015 - 8:18am

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Posted: Aug 23, 2013 - 11:25am

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I miss Callum.  

 
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Posted: Aug 23, 2013 - 11:17am

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Posted: Aug 23, 2013 - 11:10am

A cliché is often a vivid depiction of an abstraction that relies upon analogy or exaggeration for effect, often drawn from everyday experience. Used sparingly, they may succeed, however, the use of a cliché in writing, speech, or argument is generally considered a mark of inexperience or a lack of originality.
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Posted: Sep 17, 2012 - 4:59pm

 helenofjoy wrote:

I've seen that too.  Maybe it depends on who you are?  I always thought it was the right thing to do to share information with your friends.  If I know something that may help someone, why would I not offer up that information?  I mean, we are coming into these forums in order to communicate, no?  And in here, we establish friendships and share information.  Isn't that why we are here to begin with?  Why this paranoia that if someone offers us advise it's because they think we are stupid or something? It would be different if you were walking down the street and a total stranger approached you and said, "that color really doesn't work on you does it?"

 
It depends on content, delivery, gravity and frequency. If I tell you "Hey, you know you should open that door before you try to walk through it, don't you?" and it was the 20th time today I've said something equivalent, it may try your patience a little, no matter how well-meaning the advice-giver.
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Posted: Sep 17, 2012 - 11:43am

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Thansk.{#Cheers}

 
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Posted: Sep 17, 2012 - 11:41am

 Coaxial wrote:

Thansk.{#Cheers}

 

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Posted: Sep 17, 2012 - 11:40am

 hobiejoe wrote:

I've taken the liberty of Callumnifying that for you....
 
And no, I've not heard owt for some time now, not since we saw him when he was doing his first aid thing for our regatta a year or two back. Apparently we're chums in the other place, but I very rarely go there. I shall delve deeply and see what I can find.

 
Thansk.{#Cheers}
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Posted: Sep 17, 2012 - 11:37am

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I've taken the liberty of Callumnifying that for you....
 

 

Callumnifying is permissible.  Calumny is verboten.
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Posted: Sep 17, 2012 - 11:35am

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Callum was a visoinnary. {#Cheers}

 
I've taken the liberty of Callumnifying that for you....
 
And no, I've not heard owt for some time now, not since we saw him when he was doing his first aid thing for our regatta a year or two back. Apparently we're chums in the other place, but I very rarely go there. I shall delve deeply and see what I can find.


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Posted: Sep 17, 2012 - 11:09am

 helenofjoy wrote:

I've seen that too.  Maybe it depends on who you are?  I always thought it was the right thing to do to share information with your friends.  If I know something that may help someone, why would I not offer up that information?  I mean, we are coming into these forums in order to communicate, no?  And in here, we establish friendships and share information.  Isn't that why we are here to begin with?  Why this paranoia that if someone offers us advise it's because they think we are stupid or something? It would be different if you were walking down the street and a total stranger approached you and said, "that color really doesn't work on you does it?"

 
Probably a matter of degree.

Also, talking with someone on the forum can be a hybrid between a personal conversation and a conversation between strangers. For many regulars here, it is or very, very close to being a personal conversation because of the close relationships that have been forged over periods of time, but it is an open forum and there are many posters who, at least at the beginning, are closer to being strangers. Then there is the part where perhaps 2 posters are carrying on a one-on-one conversation on the forum and a third poster chimes in.  Perfectly ok, of course, because it is an open forum. However, asking one person for advice in non-virtual life generally is not an invitation for others to chime in. The point being, it does take a bit of getting used to the differences in how communications work on the forum. It is probably more akin to a party where others can and do walk up and enter into a conversation that heretofore had been one-on-one.  Sometimes it is smooth; sometimes a bit awkward. 

       


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Posted: Sep 17, 2012 - 9:58am

 hippiechick wrote:
The irony is, I could think of several people, off the top of my head, who have sent me unsolicited advice in a pm, some nice, some nasty, some good, some bad, some of which came from some of the very people who are posting right now. 

So call it irony or hypocrisy, but unsolicited advice is everywhere. At least I admit that I do it, and don't pretend that I am offended by it. I'm a mom, that's what moms do. And believe it or not, someone might actually give you advice worth listening to.

 
I've seen that too.  Maybe it depends on who you are?  I always thought it was the right thing to do to share information with your friends.  If I know something that may help someone, why would I not offer up that information?  I mean, we are coming into these forums in order to communicate, no?  And in here, we establish friendships and share information.  Isn't that why we are here to begin with?  Why this paranoia that if someone offers us advise it's because they think we are stupid or something? It would be different if you were walking down the street and a total stranger approached you and said, "that color really doesn't work on you does it?"


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Posted: Sep 17, 2012 - 8:15am

Callum was a visionary. {#Cheers}
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