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  1. Thread: Ugly Words.

    by Lady Otter
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    I always thought that "coruscate" was a terrible...

    I always thought that "coruscate" was a terrible word for sparkly.
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    How about The Ransom of Red Chief by O. Henry? ...

    How about The Ransom of Red Chief by O. Henry?

    http://classiclit.about.com/library/bl-etexts/ohenry/bl-ohenry-ransomred.htm

    If your kids don't mind a couple of multiple-syllable words in the...
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    Well, here is a little more of the poem, and a...

    Well, here is a little more of the poem, and a nice essay for your bibliography: http://www.stanford.edu/group/CBPA/Final%20BAQ%20Spring%202002.pdf

    Your poem is evidently found in Hammad's first...
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    Well, I'm new, this may be posted elsewhere, but...

    Well, I'm new, this may be posted elsewhere, but it bears repeating:

    The Cat And The Moon

    The cat went here and there
    And the moon spun round like a top,
    And the nearest kin of the moon,...
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    Since "Wild Nights" and "Sea Fever" are already...

    Since "Wild Nights" and "Sea Fever" are already here, I'll add this one. Don't necessarily agree with it, but it makes me smile:

    Halcyon Days

    How pleasant to sit on the beach,
    On the beach,...
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    OK, I thought that Secrets surreal was the new...

    OK, I thought that Secrets surreal was the new first line:

    Let's go with:

    My last burial
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    Greetings, Virgil - No, not lost, just very busy,...

    Greetings, Virgil - No, not lost, just very busy, although our lit forum is small and intimate:
    http://www.literaturejunction.com/book-blogs/12396-winifreds-reads.html

    The info about an...
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    Secrets surreal TV documentary

    Secrets surreal
    TV documentary
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    Hi, Virgil - Marlow: Greetings, and where did...

    Hi, Virgil - Marlow: Greetings, and where did you find this information?

    Cheers,
    Winifred
  10. Thread: Ugly Words.

    by Lady Otter
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    slick ick.....sounds just right.

    slick


    ick.....sounds just right.
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    God knows, Mohammed should not be the last one!...

    God knows, Mohammed should not be the last one! The only things worse are communism and capitalism.

    That said, I am quite humble when it comes to the latest judgement, despite what my 14 yr old...
  12. Thread: Burka

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    Sorry for those that disagree, but when believing...

    Sorry for those that disagree, but when believing men wear burkas, too, just maybe, I'd be convinced women might also. The image of men wearing those crippling togs is reminiscent of Chinese women...
  13. Poll: I'm in limbo (despite an advanced age) between...

    I'm in limbo (despite an advanced age) between getting my M.A. status at my university and being an alumnae. Which means, I cannot access my beloved Oxford Dictionary. I'd love the roots of woman,...
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    I do think there are some interesting graphic...

    I do think there are some interesting graphic novels out there, against the superhero grain: whether it's Persepolis I and II, a French-language autobiographical graphic novel by Marjane Satrapi (in...
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    Sticky: Well, I've been a very occasional visitor for...

    Well, I've been a very occasional visitor for awhile, and a few of you may know me from another forum: http://www.literaturejunction.com/ as Winifred. Thought I'd say hello, and that I enjoy the...
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    Hmm, as a reply to an old thread, this may be the...

    Hmm, as a reply to an old thread, this may be the book you're looking for: У Последней Черты, which, according to online dictionary, multitran, translates as "at the end of (one's) rope." ...
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