Hot Tweets Cool Treats

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Re: Hot Tweets Cool Treats

Postby zaratustra » Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:34 pm

where would we be if kids didn't eventually realize their teachers are both fallible and stubborn about it

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Re: Hot Tweets Cool Treats

Postby Caithness » Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:35 am

Mongrel wrote:

If someone had told me two days ago that NDT was about to get stone-cold ice-burned by Merriam-Webster...















... actually, hm, I might have believed it. That's just the way things are these days.


What's the burn? The implied statement that he should know that language is descriptive, not prescriptive?

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Re: Hot Tweets Cool Treats

Postby Mongrel » Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:46 am

That's what it looks like to me.

Also, it's probable that the actual definition in the current M-W is the one NDT dislikes.
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Re: Hot Tweets Cool Treats

Postby Joxam » Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:40 am

Also NDT wasn't born when polio was cured and was like 10 when the moon landing happened.
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Re: Hot Tweets Cool Treats

Postby Mongrel » Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:41 am

Apparently dunking on NDT was a thing today:



Five years though! Is there a statute of limitations on sick burns?
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Re: Hot Tweets Cool Treats

Postby Mongrel » Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:33 pm

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Re: Hot Tweets Cool Treats

Postby beatbandito » Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:00 pm

That feels almost purposeful.
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Re: Hot Tweets Cool Treats

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Re: Hot Tweets Cool Treats

Postby Mongrel » Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:20 am

Büge wrote:

I see Joy Division (or "their representatives") are a bunch of joyless fucks.

Anyway...

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Re: Hot Tweets Cool Treats

Postby François » Fri Apr 20, 2018 3:02 am

okay twitter's existence is now justified

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Re: Hot Tweets Cool Treats

Postby Friday » Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:00 am

took awhile
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Re: Hot Tweets Cool Treats

Postby Friday » Fri Apr 20, 2018 8:00 am

still waiting on tumblr
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Re: Hot Tweets Cool Treats

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