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by metal56
Mon Oct 22, 2007 10:03 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Respect
Replies: 131
Views: 12847

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by metal56
Mon Oct 22, 2007 9:59 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Respect
Replies: 131
Views: 12847

psychoticness)

It is a must for this year's dictionary.

BTW, you write a "D", like this, "D". Hope it fits on the hat.

"Psychotic", one of those throwaway terms used by wussie and whingey, middle-class, would-be teachers and wannabe linguists when something is just beyond their ken.
by metal56
Mon Oct 22, 2007 4:18 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Respect
Replies: 131
Views: 12847

You two remind me of Ren and Stimpy.
by metal56
Mon Oct 22, 2007 12:25 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Respect
Replies: 131
Views: 12847

lolwhites wrote:
I hear you and Lolwhiteassnow saying "the meek will inherit Dave's, if we've got anything to do with it".
And I hear you saying "I want to be the alpha male and no one is going to stop me."
No wussies and whingers, that's for sure.
by metal56
Mon Oct 22, 2007 8:33 am
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: second conditional
Replies: 32
Views: 5085

No, I still think if we are truly thinking in the future (without a future marker), we wouldn't use the second conditonal sold . We'd probably say were to sell , or just sell . Here's an interesting present + past example from Time magaizine: Do I owe gains tax if I sold without meeting the two-yea...
by metal56
Sun Oct 21, 2007 10:37 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Respect
Replies: 131
Views: 12847

Should I go sit in the corner once I've made the hat, Sir?
You certainly know how to make a fuss, but would you even know how to begin making a hat and writing a "D"?
by metal56
Sun Oct 21, 2007 10:19 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Respect
Replies: 131
Views: 12847

Hats off!
Your would be conical (and quite comical) and have a "D" on it, of course.

:lol:
by metal56
Sun Oct 21, 2007 9:55 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Respect
Replies: 131
Views: 12847

Glad to know you thought it was indeed funny
Interesting.

Metal56: Fluff said "Didn't you hear my funny story the first time I told it, folks?"

Listener: Sorry, did you think it was funny, Metal.

Metal: Where did I say that?
by metal56
Sun Oct 21, 2007 9:38 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Respect
Replies: 131
Views: 12847

Any more silly analyses like that, lolwhites, and you'll end up looking an ass. I suggest you model yourself on the professors from Linguistics Today and treat these discussions with the seriousness that they deserve. http://forums.eslcafe.com/teacher/viewtopic.php?t=8409 That's one of those "Didn'...
by metal56
Sun Oct 21, 2007 9:26 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Respect
Replies: 131
Views: 12847

lolwhites wrote:And what's all this about me having a white ass now? I live on the fourth floor and couldn't keep a cat here, never mind a donkey.
Burro deep.
by metal56
Sun Oct 21, 2007 8:09 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Respect
Replies: 131
Views: 12847

fluffyhamster wrote:
metal56 wrote:I hear you and Lolwhiteassnow saying "the meek will inherit Dave's, if we've got anything to do with it".
"Might" makes right, then?
Might.
by metal56
Sun Oct 21, 2007 6:13 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Respect
Replies: 131
Views: 12847

fluffyhamster wrote:
Did anyone ever say "the meek shall inherit linguistics"?
Well, Chomsky certainly didn't say anything like that. You either, I suspect.[/quote]

I hear you and Lolwhiteassnow saying "the meek will inherit Dave's, if we've got anything to do with it".
by metal56
Sun Oct 21, 2007 5:08 pm
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Respect
Replies: 131
Views: 12847

In linguistics, it seems that the loudest are the fittest to survive.
Did anyone ever say "the meek shall inherit linguistics"?
by metal56
Sun Oct 21, 2007 10:10 am
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Respect
Replies: 131
Views: 12847

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Your idea of "understanding that real life is full of odd and wonderful characters" is taking crap from other people. 
Or being tolerant.
by metal56
Sat Oct 20, 2007 6:54 am
Forum: Applied Linguistics
Topic: Respect
Replies: 131
Views: 12847

It stopped being funny quite a long time ago. Time to move on? Where will you go? With jokes like that I advise you not to give up the day job. You could safely give up your. There's a place waiting for you in any undertaker's. proposed we exercise a bit of maturity Being mature is understanding th...