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Becker's Criterion for the Cafe?
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Sashadroogie



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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 3:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A neologism would probably be evidence of some sort of mastery of the English language. And even malapropisms can at least be amusing. But Sasha's Criterion will mercilessly strike fear into the hearts of the misshapen outpourings from the pens of the illiterate posting on the boards. (Mixed metaphors are OK too...)
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Sashadroogie



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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

fluffyhamster wrote:
Bong gets a licence (license?) to kill, I get one to bracket sparingly.

Cue Bond theme and hamster turning around to fire seed from cheek pouch: Da da DAH, da da DAH, dada da da da! ( Shocked )


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Korlhfxk6kE
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Sashadroogie



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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Right, so, anyway. I propose that when we see some particularly poor writing on the boards, we simply post "Please apply Sasha's Criterion!"

Are we agreed? All those in favour say "да!"
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spiral78



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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Aye. Ja. Ano.
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fat_chris



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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 1:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A revolution is not a dinner party.

Solidarity, comrades!

Warm regards,
fat_chris
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johnslat



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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2012 2:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dear fat_chris,

I'm not so sure - I've been to some pretty revolting dinner parties Very Happy.

Regards,
John
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