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"Over and out" (sic)
« on: September 23, 2002, 22:50:00 »
Posted by "Ian Edwards" <iedwards@home.com> on Sun, 25 Mar 2001 20:14:38 -0700
Agreed, but a redundant phrase rather than an oxymoron would be my guess.
Another one is "at this point in time" try saying the shorter and therefore
better expression "at this time" as see if it makes any difference.
----- Original Message -----
From: Eric Cozens
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Subject: Computers
> G‘Day Andy!
> MAC‘ you say!!   I sooner have a lemon than an apple.  Good on yer
> "Bluebell" - it‘s great to hear "out" not the hackneyed T.V. "...over
> and out..".  Isn‘t that whats called an oxymoron?
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> Cheers  Eric    A et M
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Re: "Over and out" (sic)
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2002, 22:51:00 »
Posted by "The MacFarlanes‘" <desrtrat@amug.org> on Sun, 25 Mar 2001 20:27:39 -0700
How about people who say "irregardless", when "regardless" will suffice.....
MacF
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Re: "Over and out" (sic)
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2002, 22:52:00 »
Posted by "Joan O. Arc" <joan_o_arc@hotmail.com> on Mon, 26 Mar 2001 04:53:22 -0000
Ian,
Friendly though off-topic nit-picking from the token writer on the list:
How ‘bout just plain old "now"?
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Joan
----Original Message Follows----
From: "Ian Edwards"
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Subject: "Over and out" sic
Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2001 20:14:38 -0700
Agreed, but a redundant phrase rather than an oxymoron would be my guess.
Another one is "at this point in time" try saying the shorter and therefore
better expression "at this time" as see if it makes any difference.
----- Original Message -----
From: Eric Cozens
To:
Sent: Sunday, March 25, 2001 2:49 PM
Subject: Computers
 > G‘Day Andy!
 > MAC‘ you say!!   I sooner have a lemon than an apple.  Good on yer
 > "Bluebell" - it‘s great to hear "out" not the hackneyed T.V. "...over
 > and out..".  Isn‘t that whats called an oxymoron?
 >
 > Cheers  Eric    A et M
 >
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Re: "Over and out" (sic)
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2002, 22:53:00 »
Posted by "Joan O. Arc" <joan_o_arc@hotmail.com> on Mon, 26 Mar 2001 04:55:53 -0000
Keep it up, Mac, and you‘ll soon be eligible for membership in the woefully
underpaid - but fun - Brotherhood of Professional Scribblers!
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Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2001 20:27:39 -0700
How about people who say "irregardless", when "regardless" will suffice.....
MacF
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