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by SirAdrian
Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:39 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Which Female Singer has the most beautiful Voice?
Replies: 50
Views: 32906

Re: Which Female Singer has the most beautiful Voice?

I need to look up all of those that go above. :-) "most beautiful"... there are so many... ok, so, well, how about beautiful plus impressive? Even at the first hearing, and at the latest, 4 Non Blondes. That gal has some lungs. Wow. Beautiful and powerful. "Dear Mr. President" or...
by SirAdrian
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:47 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Punnilingus
Replies: 135
Views: 61264

Re: Punnilingus

I heard this on public radio: Prarie Home Companion. What do you get when you pour boiling water down a rabbit hole? Hot, cross bunnies. I loved this one when I heard it. Wise man say: dog that run after car become exhausted. However, dog that run in front of car become tired. I just had to come up ...
by SirAdrian
Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:43 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Punnilingus
Replies: 135
Views: 61264

Re: Punnilingus

I heard this on public radio: Prarie Home Companion. What do you get when you pour boiling water down a rabbit hole? Hot, cross bunnies. Wise man say: dog that run after car become exhausted. However, dog that run in front of car become tired. I just had to come up with more. Here they are. Merely t...
by SirAdrian
Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:04 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Annoying words, and Words You Hate
Replies: 1969
Views: 464599

Re: Annoying words, and Words You Hate

These days, I mostly hear that term for people in a gender transition, MTF or FTM. The term seems appropriate in that context, since it is more specific than "changing" and the process is called a transition, not a change. More generally, some psychologists, sociologists, social workers, ...
by SirAdrian
Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:55 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Annoying words, and Words You Hate
Replies: 1969
Views: 464599

Re: Annoying words, and Words You Hate

"transitioning" It somehow escaped corporate meetings and infected the general public. Just use "changing" or "switching" or even "in transition to" for crying out loud. "leveraging" likewise. I can't even tell what people mean when they use leverage...
by SirAdrian
Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:55 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Explain College-level subjects in one sentence
Replies: 47
Views: 20013

Re: Explain College-level subjects in one sentence

First day of Physics 101 lecture, our Prof introduced Physics like this:

"Physics is the study of how things move."

and added

"Why things move is Philosophy."
(roughly)
by SirAdrian
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1350: "Lorenz"
Replies: 178
Views: 84136

Re: 1350: "Lorenz"

Should I try to limit myself as to the number of suggestions I make?
(and if so, per day, per percentage, or per the manual?)
by SirAdrian
Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:43 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0017: "Green cows"
Replies: 87
Views: 27501

Re: What-If 0017: "Green cows"

I read, in the Weekly Science News over a decade ago, that while plants only used a small percent of sunlight, the actual chlorophyll molecule had the staggering efficiency of 90% I fought with search engines to find that old reference, but they failed. If anyone knows about it, or any updates, plea...

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