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Topic: Ways Trump Insulted the Queen Exploded on Twitter
Posted: Sunday, July 15, 2018 2:08:21 PM
Romany wrote:
Also: it's the other way round to us: if you are someone's guest - especially in their own home - you are obliged to them: and that obligation warrants at least basic good manners. Punctuality is not just reserved for the Queen of England - in all diplomatic or even social circumstances lack of punctuality is bad behaviour of the highest order and shows blatant disrespect.

Watching the video I thought it was just a couple of minutes. He must have got caught up in traffic in the alien city. And that sinister way of driving must be stressing to his chauffeur. Couldn't it be those protesters? They must have barricaded the streets.

He may be a lout but I didn't notice a whit of disrespect in his carriage or behaviour.


There is no throw against a crow.
Topic: England is out, Novichok in the FIFA World Cup Final
Posted: Sunday, July 15, 2018 7:44:29 AM
https://rsport.ria.ru/blog_konov/20180712/1139245120.html (Russian)




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Topic: Ways Trump Insulted the Queen Exploded on Twitter
Posted: Sunday, July 15, 2018 7:23:03 AM
Hope123 wrote:
Even non monarchists were ticked. I did notice however that the Queen put out her hand first so I doubt they were still supposed to bow. Anyone?

I wouldn't expect a bow from the president of a renegade nation. :) I watched the video twice and the way he walks and speaks to the Queen - it's all esteem. And there's nothing wrong in being a little late - he is a guest.

Who's Elizabeth May? Did the witch change her name?

https://www.royal.uk/greeting-member-royal-family

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There are no obligatory codes of behaviour when meeting The Queen or a member of the Royal Family,

Having quoted that I would certainly bow if I had a chance of meeting the Queen.


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Topic: curare
Posted: Sunday, July 15, 2018 5:54:14 AM
Daemon wrote:

https://books.google.com/books?id=c1v-vwt4cokC&pg=PA216&dq=curare

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"Poison!"
"A South American household. My instinct felt the presence of those weapons upon the wall before my eyes ever saw them. It might have been other poison, but that was what occured to me. When I saw that little empty quiver beside the small bird-bow, it was just what I expected to see. If the child were pricked with one of those arrows dipped in curare or some other devilish drug, it would mean death if the venom were not sucked out."



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Topic: the divine providence
Posted: Friday, July 13, 2018 1:11:50 AM
Thanks to everybody for sharing your thoughts.


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Topic: the divine providence
Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2018 3:31:11 PM
Romany wrote:
In the society that I have always lived in "providence" has the principal meaning of: "Timely preparation for future eventualities." (Oxford Dictionary) Thus neither I, nor anyone with whom I communicate, would use "the".

Whatever society you have lived in, you shouldn't have been let into the UK. I'll write to Her Majesty that she is not living up to her title - defender of the faith.

But to get back to our sheep, I thought the word divine made it clear what was meant.

Romany wrote:
If, however, one had been brought up to consider "Providence" to be synonymous with a particular god, one would use an article.

Yes, it's this meaning and it's with this meaning my teacher taught me not to use the article.


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Topic: the divine providence
Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2018 2:53:37 PM
I remember once using the article with this word in a conversation with my teacher. He at once checked me and said that the word goes without an article.

https://books.google.com/books?id=i4myKYyoPzIC&printsec=frontcover&q=%22the%20divine%20providence%22

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Accept the place the divine providence has found for you, the society of your contemporaries, the connection of events.


Is it that it can be used with an adjective?


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Topic: indisposed
Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2018 11:39:31 AM
draoubelkacem wrote:
my mother is indisposed

The good lady grows old. She must take physic. And the letting of a little blood can't be hurtful.


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Topic: indisposed
Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2018 7:20:22 AM
Daemon wrote:

A strange feeling when you can't tell if you are under the weather or just averse to going out. Usually passes away when there're no bottles left.


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Topic: seeker
Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 4:30:24 PM
Drag0nspeaker wrote:
Inquisitor

https://www.thefreedictionary.com/seeker

Quote:
n.
2. A device used




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