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    Quote Originally Posted by CXPHREAK View Post
    Mfug. As long as poor grammar or spelling isn't to the detriment of understanding I don't give a rats.
    Indeed.

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    Please fill in the blanks with the words break or brake:

    I stepped on the _________ pedal so hard it felt like my nit-bone did __________ .
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    Quote Originally Posted by missing linkage View Post
    Please fill in the blanks with the words break or brake:

    I stepped on the __brake_______ pedal so hard it felt like my nit-bone did _____grow crooked_____ .
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    My favorite Chinese phrase. "mayo sha ma" (to the nits..... .don't correct my pinyin, this is more phonetic).

    Loose translation means "No why."

    Its a beautiful, elegant phrase to fit many situations that have no rational or reason.......yet the situation exists.
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    That's twice today, Knute. Good example.

    Definitions. The adjective rational means having or exercising the ability to reason. The antonym of rational is irrational. The noun rationale refers to an explanation, basic reason, or statement of principles.May 3, 2016

    Confused Words: Rational, Rationale, Rationalize

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    You's welcome.

    I are a engineer. I went to school to learn how to drive a train.......they taught me how to design and build wan. Still don't no how to drive won. But I tell you what..let this sucker jump the tracks....guess who they blame, then want me to fix it.

    Its always the Jonessss wanting it fixin' blame. Frankly, dinnt no blame was broke. I just paid him last weak, he should have moni.

    Watts funnier than a pig on ice? Some of these discussions......
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    Quote Originally Posted by ramprat06 View Post
    That's twice today, Knute. Good example.
    Glade someones keepin count. So thats putting me in the leed? I tain't never been first.
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    The ironic thing is, in the thread title "nit picking" should be one word!!
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    Or like this:
    nit-picking

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    Quote Originally Posted by Knute View Post
    So thats putting me in the leed?
    No to dangerous to be in the leed ?

    Leed (LEED) is: low-energy electron diffraction

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