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Don't Use Big Words
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Posted on 03/31/2002 5:16:38 PM PST by SrBirdman

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OK Freepers, keep this in mind when posting or responding.
1 posted on 03/31/2002 5:16:38 PM PST by SrBirdman
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To: SrBirdman
Hard copy that ! out.
2 posted on 03/31/2002 5:17:44 PM PST by Ben Bolt
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Whatever!
3 posted on 03/31/2002 5:19:14 PM PST by Luke FReeman
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To: SrBirdman
Less Latin, more English? All journalists should memorize Shakespeare, at least.
4 posted on 03/31/2002 5:19:16 PM PST by cornelis
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To: dorben
How can I ? We don't have spell check!
5 posted on 03/31/2002 5:19:37 PM PST by hoosiermama
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To: SrBirdman
And for G*d's sake learn when to use apostrophes, and when not to!
6 posted on 03/31/2002 5:19:39 PM PST by TheConservator
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To: SrBirdman
O G, I C.
7 posted on 03/31/2002 5:22:10 PM PST by dighton
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K.I.S.S.
8 posted on 03/31/2002 5:23:47 PM PST by cornelis
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To: SrBirdman
In other words, eschew obfuscation.
9 posted on 03/31/2002 5:23:58 PM PST by strela
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DON'T USE BIG WORDS

With government(public) schools this really shouldn't be a problem. Most of the population is sufficiently dumbed down, so it is easier to understand rap music as opposed to Shakespear.

10 posted on 03/31/2002 5:26:19 PM PST by week 71
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To: SrBirdman
I refuse to take part in the dumbing down of the English language.
11 posted on 03/31/2002 5:27:14 PM PST by gcruse
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To: SrBirdman
Superfluity does not vitiate.
12 posted on 03/31/2002 5:27:30 PM PST by PrairieFire
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To: week 71
You muste spelle Shake speare righte-o!
13 posted on 03/31/2002 5:28:00 PM PST by cornelis
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To: SrBirdman
Good advice......my husband and I tell our children, "We do NOT want to observe you masticating either.......so close your mouth"
14 posted on 03/31/2002 5:28:16 PM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: SrBirdman
Are you Funk&Wagnell challenged? Is Roget's your worst nightmare? Frequently, using a word correctly diminishes the volume of verbage necessary to express a concept.For example, a ferrago of footlers is a lot easier than writing about a varied collection of individuals who waste time, space, and breath in pursuing nonsense. You might want to reconsider.
15 posted on 03/31/2002 5:28:56 PM PST by otterpond
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To: cornelis
Evidently my public school upbringing is shinning through. Plus I was typing fast. :-)
16 posted on 03/31/2002 5:30:25 PM PST by week 71
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To: SrBirdman
Yo, word up bro.
17 posted on 03/31/2002 5:31:27 PM PST by bluefish
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To: otterpond
ferrago? Juvenal would have changed your mind.
18 posted on 03/31/2002 5:32:08 PM PST by cornelis
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To: SrBirdman
Tell that to the English teacher who sent the boy to the principal's office for "masticating in class."
19 posted on 03/31/2002 5:32:17 PM PST by jrewingjr
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To: SrBirdman
All your polysyllabics are belong to us.
20 posted on 03/31/2002 5:32:18 PM PST by tacticalogic
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