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To: goldworldnet who wrote (105)11/7/2019 9:37:54 AM
From: Stan
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Well then, they should have sung "Cheep at half the price." <ggg>

Okay, seriously, thanks for the article.

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From: DMaA11/7/2019 11:25:49 AM
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I've been red pilled.

Fascinating how important that one has become in a short time.

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From: DMaA11/7/2019 3:08:27 PM
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Your topic is part of a larger linguistics study.

Phraseology

In linguistics, phraseology is the study of set or fixed expressions, such as idioms, phrasal verbs, and other types of multi-word lexical units (often collectively referred to as phrasemes), in which the component parts of the expression take on a meaning more specific than or otherwise not predictable from the sum of their meanings when used independently. For example, ‘Dutch auction’ is composed of the words Dutch ‘of or pertaining to the Netherlands’ and auction ‘a public sale in which goods are sold to the highest bidder’, but its meaning is not ‘a sale in the Netherlands where goods are sold to the highest bidder’. Instead, the phrase has a conventionalized meaning referring to any auction where, instead of rising, the prices fall.

(I never heard of a Dutch Auction before)

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To: DMaA who wrote (108)11/7/2019 4:54:13 PM
From: Shoot1st
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go Dutch

phrase of Dutch

INFORMAL
share the cost of something, especially a meal, equally.


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To: Shoot1st who wrote (109)11/7/2019 5:00:33 PM
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From: goldworldnet11/8/2019 8:04:25 PM
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Bite the bullet

en.wikipedia.org

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To: DMaA who wrote (107)11/8/2019 8:08:56 PM
From: goldworldnet
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Red pill and blue pill

en.wikipedia.org

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From: goldworldnet11/10/2019 9:41:10 AM
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Mad as a hatter.

en.wikipedia.org

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From: goldworldnet11/18/2019 12:08:04 PM
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Off the chain.



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To: Shoot1st who wrote (110)11/30/2019 3:32:19 PM
From: goldworldnet
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Toy Money... Obviously given to the financial cost of non-essential pursuits and hobbies.

Toy Money can be a big deal -- Josh :)

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