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} Tony Cooper wrote on 13 Jul 2004:
}
}> On 13 Jul 2004 14:29:55 GMT, CyberCypher

}>
}>>Tony Cooper wrote on 13 Jul 2004:
}>>
}>>(Cooper's verbosities deleted)
}>
}> It's a usage group, Franke. If you can't discuss word usage, }> definitions, connotations, and nuances of application, what are }> you here for?
}
} Not to discuss usage with you, that's for sure.
}
}> Had I challenged anyone else in the use of "verbose" in that }> application, it might have resulted in an interesting discussion. }
} If you had had anything worthwhile to say, someone else out there would } have picked up on it and tried to make it an interesting discussion. No } one else has. QED.
Oy!
You're new here, but you should still know that one of the cardinal rules of alt.usage.english regarding Tony Cooper is "When he's right, he's right." It happens often enough that it requires no seconding to make it so. There are plenty enough people around perfectly willing to Oy! him when he is wrong, so you can be comfortable in assuming in the absence of Oy!s that he may well be right. In this case he is right and you are wrong, but nobody needs me to say that. It needn't be an interesting discussion. The changes inflicted on the OP were well inflicted. You do a disservice to the OP by sympathizing.
} (inanities snipt)
Oy!

R. J. Valentine
} Tony Cooper wrote on 13 Jul 2004:
}
}> On 13 Jul 2004 14:29:55 GMT, CyberCypher

}>
}>>Tony Cooper wrote on 13 Jul 2004:
}>>
}>>(Cooper's verbosities deleted)
}>
}> It's a usage group, Franke. If you can't discuss word usage, }> definitions, connotations, and nuances of application, what are }> you here for?
}
} Not to discuss usage with you, that's for sure.
}
}> Had I challenged anyone else in the use of "verbose" in that }> application, it might have resulted in an interesting discussion. }
} If you had had anything worthwhile to say, someone else out there would } have picked up on it and tried to make it an interesting discussion. No } one else has. QED.
Oy!
You're new here, but you should still know that one of the cardinal rules of alt.usage.english regarding Tony Cooper is "When he's right, he's right." It happens often enough that it requires no seconding to make it so. There are plenty enough people around perfectly willing to Oy! him when he is wrong, so you can be comfortable in assuming in the absence of Oy!s that he may well be right. In this case he is right and you are wrong, but nobody needs me to say that. It needn't be an interesting discussion. The changes inflicted on the OP were well inflicted. You do a disservice to the OP by sympathizing.
} (inanities snipt)
Oy!

R. J. Valentine
Students: Are you brave enough to let our tutors analyse your pronunciation?
} Tony Cooper wrote on 13 Jul 2004:
}
}> On 13 Jul 2004 14:29:55 GMT, CyberCypher

}>
}>>Tony Cooper wrote on 13 Jul 2004:
}>>
}>>(Cooper's verbosities deleted)
}>
}> It's a usage group, Franke. If you can't discuss word usage, }> definitions, connotations, and nuances of application, what are }> you here for?
}
} Not to discuss usage with you, that's for sure.
}
}> Had I challenged anyone else in the use of "verbose" in that }> application, it might have resulted in an interesting discussion. }
} If you had had anything worthwhile to say, someone else out there would } have picked up on it and tried to make it an interesting discussion. No } one else has. QED.
Oy!
You're new here, but you should still know that one of the cardinal rules of alt.usage.english regarding Tony Cooper is "When he's right, he's right." It happens often enough that it requires no seconding to make it so. There are plenty enough people around perfectly willing to Oy! him when he is wrong, so you can be comfortable in assuming in the absence of Oy!s that he may well be right. In this case he is right and you are wrong, but nobody needs me to say that. It needn't be an interesting discussion. The changes inflicted on the OP were well inflicted. You do a disservice to the OP by sympathizing.
} (inanities snipt)
Oy!

R. J. Valentine
} Tony Cooper wrote on 13 Jul 2004:
}
}> On 13 Jul 2004 14:29:55 GMT, CyberCypher

}>
}>>Tony Cooper wrote on 13 Jul 2004:
}>>
}>>(Cooper's verbosities deleted)
}>
}> It's a usage group, Franke. If you can't discuss word usage, }> definitions, connotations, and nuances of application, what are }> you here for?
}
} Not to discuss usage with you, that's for sure.
}
}> Had I challenged anyone else in the use of "verbose" in that }> application, it might have resulted in an interesting discussion. }
} If you had had anything worthwhile to say, someone else out there would } have picked up on it and tried to make it an interesting discussion. No } one else has. QED.
Oy!
You're new here, but you should still know that one of the cardinal rules of alt.usage.english regarding Tony Cooper is "When he's right, he's right." It happens often enough that it requires no seconding to make it so. There are plenty enough people around perfectly willing to Oy! him when he is wrong, so you can be comfortable in assuming in the absence of Oy!s that he may well be right. In this case he is right and you are wrong, but nobody needs me to say that. It needn't be an interesting discussion. The changes inflicted on the OP were well inflicted. You do a disservice to the OP by sympathizing.
} (inanities snipt)
Oy!

R. J. Valentine
} Tony Cooper wrote on 13 Jul 2004:
}
}> On 13 Jul 2004 14:29:55 GMT, CyberCypher

}>
}>>Tony Cooper wrote on 13 Jul 2004:
}>>
}>>(Cooper's verbosities deleted)
}>
}> It's a usage group, Franke. If you can't discuss word usage, }> definitions, connotations, and nuances of application, what are }> you here for?
}
} Not to discuss usage with you, that's for sure.
}
}> Had I challenged anyone else in the use of "verbose" in that }> application, it might have resulted in an interesting discussion. }
} If you had had anything worthwhile to say, someone else out there would } have picked up on it and tried to make it an interesting discussion. No } one else has. QED.
Oy!
You're new here, but you should still know that one of the cardinal rules of alt.usage.english regarding Tony Cooper is "When he's right, he's right." It happens often enough that it requires no seconding to make it so. There are plenty enough people around perfectly willing to Oy! him when he is wrong, so you can be comfortable in assuming in the absence of Oy!s that he may well be right. In this case he is right and you are wrong, but nobody needs me to say that. It needn't be an interesting discussion. The changes inflicted on the OP were well inflicted. You do a disservice to the OP by sympathizing.
} (inanities snipt)
Oy!

R. J. Valentine
Students: We have free audio pronunciation exercises.
} Tony Cooper wrote on 13 Jul 2004:
}
}> On 13 Jul 2004 14:29:55 GMT, CyberCypher

}>
}>>Tony Cooper wrote on 13 Jul 2004:
}>>
}>>(Cooper's verbosities deleted)
}>
}> It's a usage group, Franke. If you can't discuss word usage, }> definitions, connotations, and nuances of application, what are }> you here for?
}
} Not to discuss usage with you, that's for sure.
}
}> Had I challenged anyone else in the use of "verbose" in that }> application, it might have resulted in an interesting discussion. }
} If you had had anything worthwhile to say, someone else out there would } have picked up on it and tried to make it an interesting discussion. No } one else has. QED.
Oy!
You're new here, but you should still know that one of the cardinal rules of alt.usage.english regarding Tony Cooper is "When he's right, he's right." It happens often enough that it requires no seconding to make it so. There are plenty enough people around perfectly willing to Oy! him when he is wrong, so you can be comfortable in assuming in the absence of Oy!s that he may well be right. In this case he is right and you are wrong, but nobody needs me to say that. It needn't be an interesting discussion. The changes inflicted on the OP were well inflicted. You do a disservice to the OP by sympathizing.
} (inanities snipt)
Oy!

R. J. Valentine
} Tony Cooper wrote on 13 Jul 2004:
}
}> On 13 Jul 2004 14:29:55 GMT, CyberCypher

}>
}>>Tony Cooper wrote on 13 Jul 2004:
}>>
}>>(Cooper's verbosities deleted)
}>
}> It's a usage group, Franke. If you can't discuss word usage, }> definitions, connotations, and nuances of application, what are }> you here for?
}
} Not to discuss usage with you, that's for sure.
}
}> Had I challenged anyone else in the use of "verbose" in that }> application, it might have resulted in an interesting discussion. }
} If you had had anything worthwhile to say, someone else out there would } have picked up on it and tried to make it an interesting discussion. No } one else has. QED.
Oy!
You're new here, but you should still know that one of the cardinal rules of alt.usage.english regarding Tony Cooper is "When he's right, he's right." It happens often enough that it requires no seconding to make it so. There are plenty enough people around perfectly willing to Oy! him when he is wrong, so you can be comfortable in assuming in the absence of Oy!s that he may well be right. In this case he is right and you are wrong, but nobody needs me to say that. It needn't be an interesting discussion. The changes inflicted on the OP were well inflicted. You do a disservice to the OP by sympathizing.
} (inanities snipt)
Oy!

R. J. Valentine
} Tony Cooper wrote on 13 Jul 2004:
}
}> On 13 Jul 2004 14:29:55 GMT, CyberCypher

}>
}>>Tony Cooper wrote on 13 Jul 2004:
}>>
}>>(Cooper's verbosities deleted)
}>
}> It's a usage group, Franke. If you can't discuss word usage, }> definitions, connotations, and nuances of application, what are }> you here for?
}
} Not to discuss usage with you, that's for sure.
}
}> Had I challenged anyone else in the use of "verbose" in that }> application, it might have resulted in an interesting discussion. }
} If you had had anything worthwhile to say, someone else out there would } have picked up on it and tried to make it an interesting discussion. No } one else has. QED.
Oy!
You're new here, but you should still know that one of the cardinal rules of alt.usage.english regarding Tony Cooper is "When he's right, he's right." It happens often enough that it requires no seconding to make it so. There are plenty enough people around perfectly willing to Oy! him when he is wrong, so you can be comfortable in assuming in the absence of Oy!s that he may well be right. In this case he is right and you are wrong, but nobody needs me to say that. It needn't be an interesting discussion. The changes inflicted on the OP were well inflicted. You do a disservice to the OP by sympathizing.
} (inanities snipt)
Oy!

R. J. Valentine
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} Tony Cooper wrote on 13 Jul 2004:
}
}> On 13 Jul 2004 14:29:55 GMT, CyberCypher

}>
}>>Tony Cooper wrote on 13 Jul 2004:
}>>
}>>(Cooper's verbosities deleted)
}>
}> It's a usage group, Franke. If you can't discuss word usage, }> definitions, connotations, and nuances of application, what are }> you here for?
}
} Not to discuss usage with you, that's for sure.
}
}> Had I challenged anyone else in the use of "verbose" in that }> application, it might have resulted in an interesting discussion. }
} If you had had anything worthwhile to say, someone else out there would } have picked up on it and tried to make it an interesting discussion. No } one else has. QED.
Oy!
You're new here, but you should still know that one of the cardinal rules of alt.usage.english regarding Tony Cooper is "When he's right, he's right." It happens often enough that it requires no seconding to make it so. There are plenty enough people around perfectly willing to Oy! him when he is wrong, so you can be comfortable in assuming in the absence of Oy!s that he may well be right. In this case he is right and you are wrong, but nobody needs me to say that. It needn't be an interesting discussion. The changes inflicted on the OP were well inflicted. You do a disservice to the OP by sympathizing.
} (inanities snipt)
Oy!

R. J. Valentine
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