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Old 04-19-2009, 08:58 AM   #21
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The "literally" thing is one of my pet peeves, and I'll march in front of Websters with you.

However, I do think something could range from mildly unique (say, a Buell) to very unique (say, a Britten). Besides, I didn't write it, I just didn't bother taking the time to edit it!
Mr Duke, you have come up with some excellent responses for the poor grammar and word choices in the article. However I think that Sister Mary would still rap your knuckles.
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Old 04-19-2009, 09:21 AM   #22
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Mr Duke, you have come up with some excellent responses for the poor grammar and word choices in the article. However I think that Sister Mary would still rap your knuckles.
If Sister Mary could see everything I do, my knuckles would resemble hamburger...
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Old 04-19-2009, 11:18 AM   #23
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Shifting scares a lot of people away from motorcycling. If manufacturers really want to grow the market, they'll follow Aprilia's lead.
Are we sure we want people who are frightened of shifting to be riding motorcycles?
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Old 04-19-2009, 03:59 PM   #24
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You are SO lucky that Sachi isn't here any more.
What happened to her?
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Old 04-19-2009, 04:06 PM   #25
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Mr Duke, you have come up with some excellent responses for the poor grammar and word choices in the article. However I think that Sister Mary would still rap your knuckles.
Poor grammar and word choices? Ser, you make it sound as though the entire collection isn't worthy of seeing the light of day.

The original matter concerned an oversight of two simple typos, and the other is largely a semantically driven argument over a colloquialism.
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Old 04-19-2009, 05:00 PM   #26
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If you think about it, for someone to worry so much about the grammar of the test, this must be one hell of a boring motorcycle.
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Old 04-19-2009, 05:39 PM   #27
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What happened to her?
I thought she had given us up for Lent, but no posts since Easter. I think it was the whole pregnant girl riding a motorcycle thread. It got a little personal there. Lesson: argue the point, not the poster. A moment of silence please. (pause)
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Old 04-20-2009, 04:03 AM   #28
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My ass, girl came here, asked for an opinion she went ape **** because our opinions was contrary to her uber-feminist beliefs, how DARE we have a different opinion.
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Old 04-20-2009, 08:02 AM   #29
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Yep, and to make matters worse, I invited her to Burbank for a booz-taising session, and she couldn't or wouldn't make it the 80 miles on her Honda to bench race with an old fart. Oh well, I think she was a little too touchy for this site, everything had sexist or racist overtones (for her). I actually liked Sachi when she came aboard, but like KP things started spiining out of control...and she got pi$$ed, said bye bye.

But we have Barbara now, an amazing grandma who rides a sidehack and has a brace of old beezers. So long Sachi...
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:13 PM   #30
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Pah. "The evolution of English" is the last refuge of the language-lazy. "Dictionary.com" indeed! It is de-volution, sir.

I say good day to you! Good day!

[spins on heels and takes his leave of this uncultured boor].
As longride would have guessed, "unique" comes from the frenchies. It orginates from the latin word "uniqunumus" which means goat bladder.

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