• Aue has become too much of my life. No, curb your enthusiasm, this is not an "I'm outta here" post. Today I attended the funeral of one of my brothers-in-law. Rather than spending my time fondly remembering the faithful departed, I found myself ...
  • Dear Sis: For the first time, when reporting the doings in aue, I must report my disappointment with the group of late. The recent topics have been so boring, so mundane, and so achingly detailed in minutia that reading aue is like having to ...
  • Can anyone suggest a sentence whose correct pronunciation indicates that you're a computer geek? Something with "Linux" and "ethernet" is all I can come up with this morning ... maybe after those odd IBM commercials maybe everyone will know how to ...
  • Horizonless Transcontinental Sentences Department 25 April 2004 (( OK, children, please take a ten-foot square sheet of paper and diagram the following: ))Now considering that Bush had just unilaterally extinguished the policy of the preceding four ...
  • From President Bush's brief speech today: "Now he will face the justice he denied to millions," Bush said (about Saddam Hussein)... There's something about that sentence that bothers me a bit. "Facing justice" is not equivalent to receiving justice ...
  • First of all, as of last Wednesday, I began to study for the GRE's. As of right now, my percentile is around 75%, and it's been steadily rising over the past week. What percentile is needed for a 1600 and/or what's the range of scores that people ...
  • Hi I am currently filling in job application form where one has to give various examples/tales from life. I am relating a tale which involves my grandparents, now the query I have is, I am writing a sentences speaking of my grandparents... (example) "My gra ...
  • The eyes of the world should be on Turkey. It is currently prosecuting a writer by the name of Orhan Pamuk, for the "crime" of saying that "a million Armenians and thirty thousand Kurds had been killed in Turkey" and thus denigrating the state. ...
  • I'm watching a show on the Discovery Times channel, "Thomas L. Friedman Reporting" on the topic "The Other Side of Outsourcing." The reporter is visiting Bangalore to see the effects of the outsourcing phenomenon on the people and culture there. ...
  • Okay, first let me say that I found this newsgroup today and have truly enjoyed reading former conversations. As a substitute teacher in the American Public School system, I can hardly believe the mangling allowed of our Language by teachers, ...
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