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05-02-2013, 02:58 PM
RE: English is a strange language.
(05-02-2013 02:54 PM)Tartarus Sauce Wrote:  Two other sets of antonymic homophones (or homophonic antonyms, not sure which one is correct)

Erupt/irrupt
Petalless/Petalous

Mmnow I'm pretty sure you're just talkin' dirty. Dodgy

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05-02-2013, 03:00 PM
RE: English is a strange language.
(05-02-2013 02:58 PM)kim Wrote:  
(05-02-2013 02:54 PM)Tartarus Sauce Wrote:  Two other sets of antonymic homophones (or homophonic antonyms, not sure which one is correct)

Erupt/irrupt
Petalless/Petalous

Mmnow I'm pretty sure you're just talkin' dirty. Dodgy
What a preposterous insinuation! You should be spanked for that. Censored

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05-02-2013, 03:05 PM
RE: English is a strange language.
I had know idea that their was so many weighs to confuse non-native speakers until I began to learn another language. Far be it four me to git into the illogical nature of languages butt it does make won stop and think doesn't it? Cray see how weird it can bee after pondering a moment. Learning too or more languages fluently is an incredible feet, so far I have only Ben able to two mast her English. It can be a bee you ta full language butt it is also con fusing at times two. Even modern software seas no problem with the construction of this para graph.

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05-02-2013, 04:31 PM
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That lying (as in being located at a certain place) and lying (as in not telling the truth) have such different meanings annoys me greatly. Dodgy

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05-02-2013, 04:32 PM
RE: English is a strange language.
(05-02-2013 03:00 PM)Tartarus Sauce Wrote:  
(05-02-2013 02:58 PM)kim Wrote:  Mmnow I'm pretty sure you're just talkin' dirty. Dodgy
What a preposterous insinuation! You should be spanked for that. Censored

Annnnd flirting. Dodgy

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05-02-2013, 05:15 PM
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English is a confusing language for me too. Sometimes I'm envious of others who can learn a language so quickly.

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05-02-2013, 06:22 PM
RE: English is a strange language.
(05-02-2013 04:32 PM)kim Wrote:  
(05-02-2013 03:00 PM)Tartarus Sauce Wrote:  What a preposterous insinuation! You should be spanked for that. Censored

Annnnd flirting. Dodgy
Is smacking somebody's ass how people flirt where your from, because that's not a concept I'm familiar with. Blink

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05-02-2013, 06:37 PM (This post was last modified: 05-02-2013 10:06 PM by GirlyMan.)
RE: English is a strange language.
(05-02-2013 06:22 PM)Tartarus Sauce Wrote:  
(05-02-2013 04:32 PM)kim Wrote:  Annnnd flirting. Dodgy
Is smacking somebody's ass how people flirt where your from, because that's not a concept I'm familiar with. Blink

That's what my gay friends do when they greet me. ... 'course they also grab a squeeze while they're at it. ... They cup each other when greeting so guess I should feel lucky. No

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07-02-2013, 07:30 PM
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Remembered one of my favorites...can't remember who said it.


"Americans can verb any noun." Laugh out load

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07-02-2013, 07:42 PM
RE: English is a strange language.
(07-02-2013 07:30 PM)Dark Light Wrote:  Remembered one of my favorites...can't remember who said it.


"Americans can verb any noun." Laugh out load

I'm pretty sure the Germans can turn any arbitrary sentence into a single fucking word. Fuckers are OCD in their quest for efficiency. Big Grin ... But Vosur would know better than me.

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