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seneca Post time: 2017-12-28 15:39
No one denies anyone the use of any particular words but we are having some fun at the expense of  ...

No Umberto Eco here............

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cmknight Post time: 2017-12-28 10:30
Fledgling may be commonly used because it means a young bird that is ready to leave the nest, but  ...

Fledge is still used quite a lot, but not by most city folk.  

As for America, well it's the land English was butchered in and sadly the Canadian's seem to be following suit by quartering the corpse.
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dostoevskydr Post time: 2017-12-21 04:09
"This kind of “one-night-stand” relationship is common in the West but not in China."

China's sexual revolution: 'One-night stand' app Momo boasts 80 million users

Not common, but still happens
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. Mark Twain

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pnp Post time: 2017-12-28 12:31
I won't call anyone a fool just because he uses words you think are 'rarely used', he is entitled  ...
it's a fool who makes a mountain out of a molehill!


Like you do?

He who lives in a glass house shouldn't stow thrones.
Stupid people are like Glowsticks. You want to snap them in half and shake the crap out of them until they see the light.
I love sarcasm. It's like punching someone in the head ... only with words

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Ratfink Post time: 2017-12-28 20:17
Fledge is still used quite a lot, but not by most city folk.  

As for America, well it's the land ...

I blame the Millennials. We were perfectly alright until people who felt they were entitled to something for nothing, and got offended by every little thing came along.
Stupid people are like Glowsticks. You want to snap them in half and shake the crap out of them until they see the light.
I love sarcasm. It's like punching someone in the head ... only with words

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