Pedanticus blows his top

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks
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Re: Pedanticus blows his top

Postby Diamond Dog » 07 Aug 2017, 15:09

Snarfyguy wrote:
Diamond Dog wrote:undoubtably or undoubtedly?

Indubitably! :D


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Re: Pedanticus blows his top

Postby Darkness_Fish » 07 Aug 2017, 15:12

Can't be dublicated?
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Postby Tactful Cactus » 07 Aug 2017, 16:01

Charlie O. wrote:And while I don't see this one as much as I once did, segue-way isn't a word. The word is segue, pronounced seg-way.


Thats interesting. I always see it (and write it) as "segway", I've never seen the word "segue-way" before but I had no idea that segue (I pronounced it Seeg) was the actual word seg-way.

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Re: Pedanticus blows his top

Postby Charlie O. » 07 Aug 2017, 16:07

Tactful Cactus wrote:
Charlie O. wrote:And while I don't see this one as much as I once did, segue-way isn't a word. The word is segue, pronounced seg-way.


Thats interesting. I always see it (and write it) as "segway", I've never seen the word "segue-way" before but I had no idea that segue (I pronounced it Seeg) was the actual word seg-way.

Just to be clear, I'm not talking about this, which is a Segway:


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Re: Pedanticus blows his top

Postby NMB » 07 Aug 2017, 17:32

K wrote:Ha. Rayge, do you ever read Pedanticus puzzles in the Guardian. Today's is,
"Global, you dolts! Glimpse! Assembly!" What was his "beef"?


I didn't get that one at all. What's it referring to?
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Re: Pedanticus blows his top

Postby Darryl Strawberry » 07 Aug 2017, 17:47

NMB wrote:
K wrote:Ha. Rayge, do you ever read Pedanticus puzzles in the Guardian. Today's is,
"Global, you dolts! Glimpse! Assembly!" What was his "beef"?


I didn't get that one at all. What's it referring to?

The habit of people pronouncing them as Ger-lobal, Ger-limpse and Assember-ley.
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Postby NMB » 07 Aug 2017, 18:13

K wrote:
NMB wrote:
K wrote:Ha. Rayge, do you ever read Pedanticus puzzles in the Guardian. Today's is,


I didn't get that one at all. What's it referring to?

The habit of people pronouncing them as Ger-lobal, Ger-limpse and Assember-ley.


I've never heard anybody pronounce any of those words like that!
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Re: Pedanticus blows his top

Postby Snarfyguy » 07 Aug 2017, 18:43

NMB wrote:
K wrote:
NMB wrote:
I didn't get that one at all. What's it referring to?

The habit of people pronouncing them as Ger-lobal, Ger-limpse and Assember-ley.


I've never heard anybody pronounce any of those words like that!

It's per-posterous!
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Re: Pedanticus blows his top

Postby Rayge » 07 Aug 2017, 19:20

NMB wrote:
K wrote:
NMB wrote:
I didn't get that one at all. What's it referring to?

The habit of people pronouncing them as Ger-lobal, Ger-limpse and Assember-ley.


I've never heard anybody pronounce any of those words like that!


Oh, I hear it all the time, consonantal groups acquiring a mediating vowel in the middle; I probably do it as well, unless I'm focusing on not doing so. I think it's one of those things you don't notice until someone or something draws your attention to it: and then it's everywhere.
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Re: Pedanticus blows his top

Postby Snarfyguy » 07 Aug 2017, 19:44

Rayge wrote:I think it's one of those things you don't notice until someone or something draws your attention to it: and then it's everywhere.

I've recently noticed that *everything* is like that!
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Re: Pedanticus blows his top

Postby Darryl Strawberry » 07 Aug 2017, 20:41

Snarfyguy wrote:
Rayge wrote:I think it's one of those things you don't notice until someone or something draws your attention to it: and then it's everywhere.

I've recently noticed that *everything* is like that!

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Re: Pedanticus blows his top

Postby Jimbo » 09 Aug 2017, 05:10

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Re: Pedanticus blows his top

Postby Jimbo » 09 Aug 2017, 05:16

Hey, foreign rock stars performing in Japan, cut out the clasped hand bow. That's a Thai bow (I think). It ain't Japanese.
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Re: Pedanticus blows his top

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Two Glen Campbell threads, and neither one has his name spelled right. :|
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Re: Pedanticus blows his top

Postby Darryl Strawberry » 09 Aug 2017, 09:26

Here's one that has annoyed me today.

A very infectious and very virulent disease.
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Re: Pedanticus blows his top

Postby German Dave » 10 Aug 2017, 09:20

Rayge wrote:
Masterly - in the manner of a master of a craft, art or task: skilled or accomplished
Masterful(ly) - in the manner of a owner of a slave (or indeed dog): overweening, arrogant, dictatorial, privileged



1. Adjective
2. Adverb

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Re: Pedanticus blows his top

Postby sloopjohnc » 13 Aug 2017, 17:33

I think this thread should be coruscated by everyone.
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Re: Pedanticus blows his top

Postby Thang-y » 14 Aug 2017, 07:34

sloopjohnc wrote:I think this thread should be coruscated by everyone.


Iron or cardboard?

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Thang-y wrote:
sloopjohnc wrote:I think this thread should be coruscated by everyone.


Iron or cardboard?


Sheet metal.
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Re: Pedanticus blows his top

Postby Deebank » 14 Aug 2017, 12:50

sloopjohnc wrote:
Thang-y wrote:
sloopjohnc wrote:I think this thread should be coruscated by everyone.


Iron or cardboard?


Sheet metal.


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