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From:  Alexander Koryagin (2:221/6)
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Date: Sun, 12 July 2020 Drain Hi, All! When an airplane makes an emergency landing it drains the excessive fuel. Can an Englishman drain information? Bye, All! Alexander Koryagin --- * Origin: nntps://news.fidonet.f...
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From:  Anton Shepelev (2:221/6)
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Date: Fri, 10 July 2020 Misinterprestation I wrote: AH> Furthermore, he has done it in mid-paragraph too! May I drop the `in' and turn `mid-paragraph' into an adverb: He has done it mid-paragraph too. --- * Origin: nntps://...
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From:  Anton Shepelev (2:221/6)
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Date: Fri, 10 July 2020 Misinterprestation Ardith Hinton: AH> Hmm. Peter Taylor may have considered it acceptable to AH> introduce a tense change at the beginning of a new AH> paragraph, but I don't see what purpose it serves he...
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From:  Anton Shepelev (2:221/6)
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Date: Fri, 10 July 2020 for discussion I asked: > Does [one] really "roll up" an umbrealla? Yes. Roald Dahl uses "roll up" in his stories. --- * Origin: nntps://news.fidonet.fi (2:221/6.0) ...
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From:  Ardith Hinton (1:153/716)
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Date: Sat, 04 July 2020 Misinterprestation AH> I think you mean Peter Taylor (1917-1994), from the US. That is what I meant to say, but my reply apparently scanned out before I noticed the typo.... :-Q --- timEd...
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From:  Ardith Hinton (1:153/716)
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Date: Sat, 04 July 2020 Misinterprestation Hi, Anton! Recently you wrote in a message to Ardith Hinton: AH> Some folks consider it acceptable to introduce a tense AH> change at the beginning of a new paragraph, but AFAIC AH> ...
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From:  Anton Shepelev (2:221/6)
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Date: Sat, 04 July 2020 for discussion Alexander Koryagin - Dallas Hinton: > "Its getting" probably can also be treated as a gerund phrase. > > "Several hundred years ago the climate became colder. Its getting ...
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From:  Anton Shepelev (2:221/6)
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Date: Sat, 04 July 2020 for discussion Ardith Hinton - Dallas Hinton: > Also being pedantic, I think of the businessman in > London who never opens his neatly furled umbrella because it > would require so much time...
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From:  Michael Dukelsky (2:5020/1042)
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Date: Sat, 04 July 2020 A widow file Hello Dallas, Friday July 03 2020, Dallas Hinton wrote to Michael Dukelsky: MD>> In Fidonet, we have flow files referring to echomail and ticket MD>> files (.TIC) referring to fil...
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From:  Dallas Hinton (1:153/7715)
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Date: Fri, 03 July 2020 A widow file Hi Michael -- on Jul 03 2020 at 09:38, you wrote: MD> In Fidonet, we have flow files referring to echomail and ticket MD> files (.TIC) referring to fileecho files. If some echomail file has ...
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From:  Michael Dukelsky (2:5020/1042)
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Date: Fri, 03 July 2020 A widow file Hello All, Wikipedia says: In typesetting, widows and orphans are lines at the beginning or end of a paragraph which are left dangling at the top or bottom of a page or column, separated from t...
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From:  Dallas Hinton (1:153/7715)
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Date: Thu, 02 July 2020 for discussion Hi Alexander -- on Jul 02 2020 at 09:09, you wrote: AK> IMHO cooler is more mild than colder. YES! That's the issue. What actually feels "cold" is subjective, but the implication i...
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From:  Alexander Koryagin (2:221/6)
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Date: Thu, 02 July 2020 for discussion Hi, Dallas Hinton - All! I read your message from 01.07.2020 12:42 DA> So we got this part right, but missed the other part -- the DA> difference between "cooler" and "cold...
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From:  Dallas Hinton (1:153/7715)
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Date: Wed, 01 July 2020 for discussion Hi All -- on Jun 28 2020 at 01:17, I wrote: DH> Here's one for the non-native English Speakers: DH> Discuss the difference between "It's getting colder" and "It's getting D...
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From:  Ardith Hinton (1:153/716)
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Date: Tue, 30 June 2020 for discussion Hi, Dallas! Recently you wrote in a message to Anton Shepelev: AS> Its ceasing to rain prompted our closing our umbrellas. AS> Or should it be folding or furling? DH> All three t...
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From:  Alexander Koryagin (2:221/6)
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Date: Sun, 28 June 2020 for discussion Thunderbird/31.7.0 Hi, Dallas Hinton -> All! I read your message from 28.06.2020 01:15 DH> Here's one for the non-native English Speakers: DH> Discuss the difference between "...
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From:  Dallas Hinton (1:153/7715)
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Date: Sun, 28 June 2020 for discussion Hi Anton -- on Jun 28 2020 at 13:30, you wrote: >> Here's one for the non-native English Speakers: >> >> Discuss the difference between "Its getting colder" and &qu...
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From:  Dallas Hinton (1:153/7715)
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Date: Sun, 28 June 2020 for discussion Hi Anton -- on Jun 28 2020 at 13:44, you wrote: >> Its ceasing to rain prompted our closing our umbrellas. AS> Or should it be folding or furling? All three terms are functionally s...
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From:  Anton Shepelev (2:221/6)
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Date: Sun, 28 June 2020 for discussion I wrote: > Its ceasing to rain prompted our closing our umbrellas. Or should it be folding or furling? --- * Origin: nntps://news.fidonet.fi (2:221/6.0) ...
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From:  Anton Shepelev (2:221/6)
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Date: Sun, 28 June 2020 Misinterprestation Ardith Hinton > Some folks consider it acceptable to introduce a tense > change at the beginning of a new paragraph, but AFAIC it's > distracting & unpleasant. I would su...
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