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IOW, it's a joke, son. Lay back and enjoy it.

IFYPFY.
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What's a " native speaker"?

Someone talking in their birthday suit.

There's a movie coming out about "native speakers". The title is "Indian Whisperer".

Tony Cooper
Orlando, FL
Students: Are you brave enough to let our tutors analyse your pronunciation?
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary gullible Main Entry: gull·ible Variant(s): also gull·able ... Look up any other dictionary. Is one of us dreaming?

Not to my knowledge. What you seem to have failed to notice is that Mark is not at all serious. ... beard, and the stuff that you snipped is similar broad humor. IOW, it's a joke, son. Relax and enjoy it.

Hm. It's just a shame he can't spell "boson".
(Unless you think about it I think he did well: Right Christian name + right attitude = good contributor).
Jamacrae, it looks like you are not a native-English speaker, which means this discussion is a little unfair on you.
We are playing with words, and joking in ways that are very difficult for non-native-speakers to understand.
For example, try this: Tell someone in your own language that a word that means the same as "gullible" is not in your language's dictionary. What will be the first thing they do and what does "gullible" mean?
Like they say: There's a bozon born every day
(more snippage) Yes. I believe the multiple entries just verifies my "not in one single dictionary" assertion, implying "only one" versus "more than one".

Indeed. It is for reasons such as this that I will allow you to continue to use the name "Mark".
But don't let the quality drop, or you'll be relegated to a "Tracey".
Students: We have free audio pronunciation exercises.
Yes. I believe the multiple entries just verifies my "not in one single dictionary" assertion, implying "only one" versus "more than one".

Indeed. It is for reasons such as this that I will allow you to continue to use the name "Mark". But don't let the quality drop, or you'll be relegated to a "Tracey".

Remember, tracey bullets work both ways.
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Hm. It's just a shame he can't spell "boson".

B, o, a, t, s, w, a, i, n.
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Yes. I believe the multiple entries just verifies my "not in one single dictionary" assertion,

Unfortunately, instead of "not a single dictionary," you wrote "no single dictionary." Mr. MacRae, if that is his or her real name, has demonstrated that it is in quite a few single dictionaries. I don't know about the married ones.
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Hm. It's just a shame he can't spell "boson".

B, o, a, t, s, w, a, i, n. ¬R

Excellent!
Give that man an oar!
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