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by call_copse
Wed Dec 02, 2009 8:33 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: AVOCADO
Replies: 6
Views: 5176

I enjoyed this one, thanks - I often wondered about where this could have come from.

Sal McGundy's roommates sister sounds interesting to me though - anyone got her number?
by call_copse
Mon Nov 23, 2009 8:40 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: PERNICKETY
Replies: 29
Views: 17948

Well, in some boating areas the rest rooms (loos) will have signs that say "Buoys" and "Gulls." One of my wife's cousins said she was in a bar one time where the signs showed two different dogs in two different stances: Pointers and Setters. Then there's the Macaroni Grill, an Italian restaurant ch...
by call_copse
Fri Nov 20, 2009 12:28 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: PERNICKETY
Replies: 29
Views: 17948

Pernickety

To be honest I would have put good money on pernickety being the commonly used version in the persnickety / pernickety debate. I could barely recall an instance of persnickety being read or heard and think I put it down to malapropism if I did catch it in the wild. But then I never knew that America...

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