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Julie

Where is everybody?

Scott P

I am here. 1800 miles away, brushing a cute kitty.

gail

Awwwwww

Ana

Here. Steaming over how we're going to deal with the kitchen once it's done or undone or whatever.

iamnot

I have a question for the language experts.

Of what use is the "co" in "co-conspirator?"
Is it possible to be a conspirator without being a "co?"

Diana

It's like "inflammable". There's no "out".

Diana

Gail ... it's time for another "words that bug you" post post.

Diana

However ... "co-" is "more-than-one" rat.

.... which calls for some really, really, large squirrel traps.

iamnot

Ok then, whycome do I hear "pleaded" all the time when "pled" is shorter and sweeter?

(I'm in a "legal" mood...apparently)

Ana

(Commence Zsa Zsa Gabor Accent)

Pled. She is a short and stocky Eastern European word that does not shave under her arms. Pleaded is more svelt and delightful to see and some would argue to say, even.

It is arbitrary, no?

(Discontinue Accent)

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