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Topic: Say It Differently Game
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017 9:08:38 PM
Not in a million years!


The match was fixed - both teams were trying to lose.
Topic: DON'T WASTE WORDS!
Posted: Thursday, November 16, 2017 8:58:36 PM
Sting in the tail - PLACID

Transmutation of elements (again) - PROTACTINIUM
Topic: omniscient- PRONUNCIATION
Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 8:12:35 PM
Drag0nspeaker wrote:
I hadn't thought of that - the two Greek roots pronounced properly would give:

/ɒmnɪsənt/ - OMni SCIent - All Know


Actually, the roots are Latin.
Topic: Not that I care for decorations
Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 7:58:47 PM
Perhaps the reason for the confusion is the lack of a main clause in the sentence. In fact, "Not that..." is an abbreviated form of "It is not that...".
Topic: FIRST AND LAST LETTERS COMES IN UPCOMING WORDS
Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017 8:25:41 AM
obtrude
Topic: Game of Adjectives
Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017 8:22:39 AM
convergent paths


gelatinous
Topic: double consonant game.
Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017 8:19:59 AM
gigacycle
Topic: would
Posted: Sunday, November 12, 2017 9:04:26 PM
taaraa wrote:
Is it right if we write the sentence one as the sentence two?
1. Dad would be really mad if he knew we borrowed his car.
2. Dad would be really mad to know we borrowed his car.


Yes, that is OK.
Topic: It's bright enough no need to turn on the light
Posted: Saturday, November 11, 2017 8:19:12 PM
Yes. If it is written as one sentence, it definitely needs some punctuation after "enough". (A dash would suffice, but not a comma.)
Topic: "Demand" and object?
Posted: Saturday, November 11, 2017 8:09:27 PM
Inks wrote:
Perhaps is it something that a lot of people say without realizing it's incorrect?


Yes, I think so.

As thar has explained, one commands a person, but demands a thing.

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