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Archive for September, 2006

LOL? Really?

In internet communication I think we find ourselves making statements that aren’t really true, but that help us get the point across anyway.

I just have to wonder:

If you type “LOL,” are you really laughing out loud?

If you say, “Coffee sprayed all over the screen on that one,” or “Pepsi came through the nose when I read that” … did that really happen?

Because if it did, I get the feeling that we’d actually type that out.

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Plural Hairiness

‘Hair’ is a strange word isn’t it, in plural terms that is.

“The hairs on the back of my neck stood up.”

“I’m going to get my hair cut.” – to this one I sometimes ask…which one?

Plurals are strange in the English language, don’t you think?

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