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Profile: Ravindra
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User Name: Ravindra
Forum Rank: Advanced Member
Occupation: Teacher
Interests: Playing with kids, Teaching, Listening to old-films songs
Gender: Male
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Joined: Monday, March 23, 2009
Last Visit: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 5:19:19 AM
Number of Posts: 665
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Topic: Inscrutable
Posted: Friday, December 08, 2017 12:34:04 AM
Romany, how you, and of course a few others here, could detail beyond a question is inscrutable to me! Hats off to you all.
May Jesus bless you all.

Don't get me wrong, I admire elegance and have an appreciation of the finer things in life. But to me, beauty lies in simplicity.
Mark Hyman


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Topic: darkness revisited vs darkness already explored
Posted: Sunday, December 03, 2017 5:43:01 AM
As I read, I too, along with that scared to death girl, was in the darkness. What could I understand?
Just a pun. Forgive me.

I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.
Jack Kerouac


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Topic: waiting for vs awaiting
Posted: Monday, November 27, 2017 5:12:03 AM
Srirr is spot on.

"Will I have to use a dictionary to read your book?" asked Mrs. Dodypol. "It depends," says I, "how much you used the dictionary before you read it.”
― Alexander Theroux, Darconville’s Cat


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Topic: A past tense and the past participle
Posted: Saturday, November 25, 2017 5:43:29 AM
Sunken as past participle is obsolete. It is an adjective, e.g. Sunken spirits.
tfd

I use technology for communication, but I don't have a Blackberry or an iPhone. I use an outdated cell phone, but I'm fine with it.
Nicolas Cage




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Topic: Why you asked grandma to turn off the fan?
Posted: Friday, November 24, 2017 12:38:41 AM
Palapaguy, I do not differ with you. That defies the grammar.
And thank you Romany.
Palapaguy, I said such inversions (Romany, I just learnt the word 'Antithesis') are not uncommon in day to day life.

Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.
Walt Disney


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Topic: would be better
Posted: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 1:15:57 AM
Thank you Drag0nspeaker for the pithy explanation. I love this.

My purpose in public address and in speech is really encapsulated in three C's: clear, concise, correct. No overblowing rhetoric or anything like that. As simple as possible: clear, concise, correct.
Bob Sheppard


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Topic: Why you asked grandma to turn off the fan?
Posted: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 12:49:49 AM
Bihunsedap, the first one is of Colloquial style - wherein grammar and subtle-words are generally overlooked. This is so in every language. Few characteristics like, receiving guests, hospitality to them, behaving with them also is a tad sloppy from that of towards the elders, respected, and stranger to the familiar.
You may fancy to visit:
http://www.really-learn-english.com/language-register.html

A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.
William Arthur Ward

Tears are the silent language of grief.
Voltaire

Life is a right, not collateral or casual.
Suheir Hammad



Ravindra
Topic: introduction
Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2017 6:14:13 AM
Hello Acd4u, whilst you are welcome onto the forum, please do not 'shout out' lest a sore throat could pay a visit. Just a pun.

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.
Langston Hughes


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Topic: "Moral Rot and Hypocrisy Exposed"
Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017 7:14:10 AM
I strongly subscribe to Thar's contentions.

It takes two to tango.



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Topic: Introducing myself
Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017 5:35:21 AM
Hello Bob Hinkle. You are most welcome here. Please thank the Administrator. Am sure we would further enrich our knowledge henceforth.
May Jesus bless you and your family.

A smile is the universal welcome.
Max Eastman


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