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#200 Re: Weird Words...
July 05, 2022, 02:58:04 pm
It is easier if you know French:

eyebrow = sourcil
supercilious = sourcilleux

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#201 Re: Weird Words...
July 05, 2022, 03:53:04 pm
You would swear French and English both had the same base language sometimes....

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#202 Re: Weird Words...
July 06, 2022, 11:16:20 pm
I remembered another phrase popular with politicians (heard it at least twice over the past couple of days, usually when trying to gloss over some kind of sleaze) : a "job of work". Makes me die inside.

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#203 Re: Weird Words...
July 07, 2022, 07:32:20 am
There's room 101 for all this "old man grumbling" chat, like.

Grouchy old fusspots, grumbling and griping.

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