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Topic: Strength is just an accident arising from the weakness of others.
Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 10:04:09 AM
Willow Chorus wrote:
So, if all your buddies' weakness have betrayed them, you'll be likely to show your strength?
I see no point referring to strength in such a contemptuous tone.


He just points out the dualism of weak and strong. There is no strong if there is no weak, like there is no yang if there is no yin. Also, strong is weak compared with stronger.
Topic: correct usage of words
Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2017 11:28:55 AM
Gary is wrong
Topic: correct usage of words
Posted: Wednesday, October 04, 2017 4:39:26 PM
Why would one practises wrong teachings and refuses to follow the correct one in this lifetime and in future existence?

Singular verb form.
Teachings: per TFD: A precept or doctrine: the teachings of Buddha.
Topic: Learn English
Posted: Wednesday, October 04, 2017 4:27:15 PM
Band 7: Good User Has operational command of the language, though with occasional inaccuracies, inappropriateness and misunderstandings in some situations. Generally handles complex language well and understands detailed reasoning.

Band 8: Very Good User Has fully operational command of the language with only occasional unsystematic inaccuracies and inappropriacies. Misunderstandings may occur in unfamiliar situations. Handles complex detailed argumentation well.

You got 6.5 on Reading. Reading should be your best part, IMO. Students of English as a foreign language normally ace this. Understand the material in detail, then give the correct answer.

I wounder what percentage of native speakers or their college graduate are considered Band 8.
Topic: Why are women...so much more interesting to men than men are to women?
Posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 10:42:00 AM
Because women are the fairer sex, and men are pigs: we eat up whatever that is in the trough. No offense to men.
Topic: Trump: US Will Not Use Armed Forces to Build Democracy Abroad Anymore
Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 4:56:57 PM
Did we ever?

Afghanistan is about China, Russia, India, Pakistan and Iran.
Topic: Coddled Puppies Make Poor Guide Dogs, Study Suggests
Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017 11:07:47 AM
Snowflake puppies?
Topic: keep a cool head
Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2017 9:37:07 AM
The USA is collectively keeping a cool head on North Korea for now. According to some zealot we should have nuked north Korea already, and China while we are at it since China is not really doing our bidding to our heart's desire.
Topic: Do Not Forget the Jabberwock!
Posted: Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:45:13 AM
uffish thought:

From its sound, Carroll explained the word as "a state of mind when the voice is gruffish, the manner roughish, and the temper huffish."
Topic: The highest mark was a B.
Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017 10:25:58 PM
NKM is correct.

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