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by Kugellager
Fri May 27, 2011 2:29 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Earthquake!
Replies: 41
Views: 13902

Stumbled Upon Again

First response of members here: "Who the hell resurrected a six year old thread?" So I noticed a large influx of spam into one of e-mail accounts and figured I would do a Google search on my e-mail address to see what was out there. Of the four search results in Google, this one popped up and I was ...
by Kugellager
Sat Jan 08, 2005 6:57 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Earthquake!
Replies: 41
Views: 13902

Thanks for all the welcoming replys. The more I read in these forums, the more I learn and realize that my own observations on how people speak follow many of the basic premises which all of you seem to follow. A lot of the terminology escapes me. But, I would imagine it would be the same if you stu...
by Kugellager
Sat Jan 08, 2005 2:20 am
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Earthquake!
Replies: 41
Views: 13902

I do have a question: How in the world did you run across our conversation about your interview? I actually stumbled across it inadvertently. I came across the link to this site while searching for a news article my mother had seen. No matter how many times she has seen me quoted it is still exciti...
by Kugellager
Fri Jan 07, 2005 8:56 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: What do Americans call the BrE washbasin in the picture?
Replies: 21
Views: 2930

I would imagine, as Stephen has alluded to, that the term would vary some depending on what part of the American continent one came from. I most commonly hear sink used but have also heard washbasin used from time to time. This thread brings to mind the geographic variation of the term used for carb...
by Kugellager
Fri Jan 07, 2005 4:57 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Earthquake!
Replies: 41
Views: 13902

I do not believe Mr. Bellini was referring to earthquakes in general, but rather to this one in particular when he said, " This is considered a major earthquake. It has the potential ..." Mr. Bellini wants you to understand that he thinks today's earthquake is to be considered major. It also is fac...