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Discussion in 'Diabetes Soapbox - Have Your Say' started by Ashland, Jun 11, 2008.

  1. Ashland

    Ashland · Active Member

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    Crab counting - Bored at the beach?
    High crab - crustaceans on crack
    Low crab - crab in need of prozac
    Crabs per 100g - smallest shellfish ever
    Crabohydrate - wet crab

    I need to learn to spell if this diabetes thing is gonna work for me

    Then again. Better than carb lice, I reckon.
     
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    ally5555 · Well-Known Member

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    timo2 · Well-Known Member

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    Any prawns reading this, may start to get the idea that crabs are the enemy. :D
     
  4. IanD

    IanD Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    As an entomologist, I am very careful to write all my words correctly. Those typos hurt me.
     
  5. Ashland

    Ashland · Active Member

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    Last time I saw "entomologist" on this forum it was someone (maybe you?) on about how insects are OK if they lose a foot but humans'd be screwed if they did. Now it's someone who types everything perfectly :? what is one, like an experimental zoologist english teacher?
     
  6. IanD

    IanD Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That was a deliberate malaprop - an entomologist studies insects & an etymologist studies language. I am both.

    A theology forum I contribute to had this:
    The writer claims expertise in Greek, but his English is sadly lacking.
     
  7. sugarless sue

    sugarless sue · Master

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    That was actually my quote to sixfoot if I remember rightly! :)
     
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    sixfoot · Well-Known Member

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    IanD

    :D In some kind of tongue in cheek way are you saying that you on this site to check the spelling and grammar the the resident insect pop ?

    RECKON YOU HAVE A JOB FOR LIFE :D

    Sugarless !! my mum always reckoned i`d make an impression, didnt reckon it this way though :?

    Dave P
     
  9. sugarless sue

    sugarless sue · Master

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    I seem to remember on the old forum we had 'anonymous' who was a grammar and spelling policeman.Has he/she surfaced on this forum under a new guise?
     
  10. IanD

    IanD Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    No. I've got other things to do with my life.
     
  11. sugarless sue

    sugarless sue · Master

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    Actually,I wasn't thinking of you ,Ian!
     
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