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teatree16 Post time: 2017-7-13 21:41
Don't try to confuse us with your partial/limited knowledge seneca.  I'm checking online and get to  ...



And for our diligent Chinglish learners from Malaysia or wherever they may hail from, "
stoa" is a recognised English word. `

Let me quote my Oxford English Dictionary Ninth Edition,
"the foremost authority on current English":

"Stoa (n., pl. stoas) 1 a portico or roofed colonnade in ancient Greekarchitecture. 2 (the Stoa) the Stoic school of philosophy. (Greek: cf. Stoic)"

Now here are the details of the dictionary's publication:
"Ninth Edition
Edited by Della Thompson.

Clarendon Press Oxford 1995"

Oh, there are   t w o   ISBNs:

0-19-861320-2 (thumb index)
0-19-861319-9 plain

I hope my Malaysian fan can wade through this thicket of information unscathed...

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Chinaman2017 Post time: 2017-7-13 21:52
Ancient people were clever

Yes, not like OLD PEOPLE such as IncarnateABC alias Teatree16...

Come to think of it - Teatree probably has been dead for a while; it's just his mouth that's jabbering. The body died during Empress Dowager Cixi's rule... Some people at that time were not as smart as we are today or as the ancients were...

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teatree16 Post time: 2017-7-14 10:23
You are copying English vocabulary from French dictionary, what a dc head.



As voice_cd said, "teatree16 is hopeless".

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teatree16 Post time: 2017-7-14 10:27
One Voice-CD thanked me for my great effort  against nortorious China basher like you seneca.



That must have been Austin1584, pulling your legs...

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teatree16 Post time: 2017-7-14 11:21
So Voice-CD advocating your China bashing comments as well?  If it is true,  then continue your cu ...



I have never "bashed" anyone or anything in this Forum, my used chewing gum; "bashing" is what YOU do when you start "talking" about Australia and Austrlians (for example) or many other nationalities or countries. "Bashing" has nothing to do with "critical thinking"; it is making negative and stereotypical misjudgements.

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seneca Post time: 2017-7-13 20:11
If you do research from within China you will be hampered by the Chinese censorship. I also doub ...

how did all your sinophobic comments escape censorship?

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seneca Post time: 2017-7-14 10:24
As voice_cd said, "teatree16 is hopeless".

Isn't quoting royalty an act of treason?
(mostly harmless)

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