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Re: Last one to post in this thread wins!
« Reply #1530 on: January 20, 2008, 07:51:54 AM »
I always thought precocious was just the British spelling of precious, till just a year or so back. I never really thought about it enough to care.


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Re: Last one to post in this thread wins!
« Reply #1531 on: January 20, 2008, 07:53:25 AM »
Dammit! Why won't this thread die??


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Re: Last one to post in this thread wins!
« Reply #1532 on: January 20, 2008, 07:54:06 AM »
I always thought precocious was just the British spelling of precious, till just a year or so back. I never really thought about it enough to care.

The British spelling would require a whole bunch of useless 'u's thrown in for good measure.  i.e precouciouus
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Re: Last one to post in this thread wins!
« Reply #1533 on: January 20, 2008, 07:54:41 AM »
Dammit! Why won't this thread die??

Says the man who just compressed its chest a little ;)

I always thought precocious was just the British spelling of precious, till just a year or so back. I never really thought about it enough to care.

The British spelling would require a whole bunch of useless 'u's thrown in for good measure.  i.e precouciouus

HEY! >:(


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Re: Last one to post in this thread wins!
« Reply #1534 on: January 20, 2008, 07:55:06 AM »
Wait, I thought they added "E's"


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Re: Last one to post in this thread wins!
« Reply #1535 on: January 20, 2008, 07:55:33 AM »
Dammit! Why won't this thread die??

Says the man who just compressed its chest a little ;)

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Re: Last one to post in this thread wins!
« Reply #1536 on: January 20, 2008, 07:57:18 AM »
I didn't get that, actually.


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Re: Last one to post in this thread wins!
« Reply #1537 on: January 20, 2008, 07:57:30 AM »
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Re: Last one to post in this thread wins!
« Reply #1538 on: January 20, 2008, 08:00:03 AM »
Wait, I thought they added "E's"

You know we should seeing as most of the extraneous syllables come to us via Norman French (with a lesser number from scholarly Greek and Ecclesiastical Latin*) but weirdly through e-mutation they become Os and Us mostly


*sadly preciouuuuuus few from any of the Celtic languages.


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Re: Last one to post in this thread wins!
« Reply #1539 on: January 20, 2008, 08:02:55 AM »

You know we should seeing as most of the extraneous syllables come to us via Norman French

Ah oui c'est vrai, comme la 'blonde' et 'brunette'
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Re: Last one to post in this thread wins!
« Reply #1541 on: January 20, 2008, 08:06:57 AM »

You know we should seeing as most of the extraneous syllables come to us via Norman French

Ah oui c'est vrai, comme la 'blonde' et 'brunette'

parfait, tu avais un bon accent . Au moins je pense ainsi ;)


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Re: Last one to post in this thread wins!
« Reply #1542 on: January 20, 2008, 08:08:07 AM »
Here's the funny thing: I could concievably just come back here in two months, post, and be just as close to winning as I am now.


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Re: Last one to post in this thread wins!
« Reply #1543 on: January 20, 2008, 08:08:58 AM »
en francais!


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Re: Last one to post in this thread wins!
« Reply #1544 on: January 20, 2008, 08:13:33 AM »
Zut, j'oublie tous mes mots....
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