Towing the Lion

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JD wrote: 20 Aug 2020, 14:30
D.A. Ridgely wrote: 19 Aug 2020, 23:47 and you don't end up looking like a punk poseur of one sort or another wearing them.
Indeed. Instead you end up looking like a hipster poseur.
Nah. Most hipsters couldn't afford them after paying for Vegan certified artisanal free-range tomatoes, plus I don't own enough flannel shirts and can't grow a long enough beard.
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Hey there, guy on the off-grid living group -- no, English isn't your first language and yes, "cu" is the abbreviation for cubic and "m" is the abbreviation for meters, but please please please stop referring to the capacity of your tanks as "1.5 cum"
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Ellie wrote: 21 Aug 2020, 11:35 Hey there, guy on the off-grid living group -- no, English isn't your first language and yes, "cu" is the abbreviation for cubic and "m" is the abbreviation for meters, but please please please stop referring to the capacity of your tanks as "1.5 cum"
I am tempted to write the International Organization for Standardization and suggest cum be declared the official shorthand for cubic meter.
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Ellie wrote: 21 Aug 2020, 11:35 Hey there, guy on the off-grid living group -- no, English isn't your first language and yes, "cu" is the abbreviation for cubic and "m" is the abbreviation for meters, but please please please stop referring to the capacity of your tanks as "1.5 cum"
that's 11 litres!
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dhex wrote: 21 Aug 2020, 12:06
Ellie wrote: 21 Aug 2020, 11:35 Hey there, guy on the off-grid living group -- no, English isn't your first language and yes, "cu" is the abbreviation for cubic and "m" is the abbreviation for meters, but please please please stop referring to the capacity of your tanks as "1.5 cum"
that's 11 litres!
Wrong again dhex. It's 1500 liters.
Or maybe a "litre" is 136 4/11 liters in dhex speak.
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Ellie wrote: 21 Aug 2020, 11:35 Hey there, guy on the off-grid living group -- no, English isn't your first language and yes, "cu" is the abbreviation for cubic and "m" is the abbreviation for meters, but please please please stop referring to the capacity of your tanks as "1.5 cum"
Yeah, everyone knows that volume of a 'cum' is not a cubic meter but about ten cubic centimeters.
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lunchstealer wrote: 21 Aug 2020, 13:30
Ellie wrote: 21 Aug 2020, 11:35 Hey there, guy on the off-grid living group -- no, English isn't your first language and yes, "cu" is the abbreviation for cubic and "m" is the abbreviation for meters, but please please please stop referring to the capacity of your tanks as "1.5 cum"
Yeah, everyone knows that volume of a 'cum' is not a cubic meter but about ten cubic centimeters.
Yes, but that's the small size. The medium and large sizes are magna cum and summa cum.
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D.A. Ridgely wrote: 21 Aug 2020, 14:05
lunchstealer wrote: 21 Aug 2020, 13:30
Ellie wrote: 21 Aug 2020, 11:35 Hey there, guy on the off-grid living group -- no, English isn't your first language and yes, "cu" is the abbreviation for cubic and "m" is the abbreviation for meters, but please please please stop referring to the capacity of your tanks as "1.5 cum"
Yeah, everyone knows that volume of a 'cum' is not a cubic meter but about ten cubic centimeters.
Yes, but that's the small size. The medium and large sizes are magna cum and summa cum.
I'm a summa cum loudly.
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Warren wrote: 21 Aug 2020, 12:32
dhex wrote: 21 Aug 2020, 12:06
Ellie wrote: 21 Aug 2020, 11:35 Hey there, guy on the off-grid living group -- no, English isn't your first language and yes, "cu" is the abbreviation for cubic and "m" is the abbreviation for meters, but please please please stop referring to the capacity of your tanks as "1.5 cum"
that's 11 litres!
Wrong again dhex. It's 1500 liters.
Or maybe a "litre" is 136 4/11 liters in dhex speak.
I was close! There's a 1 in there.

Also Jesus ellie what are these people eating someone get them a porn hub premium account and a ticket to CA so they can fight wild fires.
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Where's the Esprit de Coeur d'Alene?

Idaho.

We've Spokane to you about this pun nonsense before.
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It's better than 'spirit of corpse', which I have heard more than once.
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I stained the boards, let them dry, and then sanded them lightly to give the wood a "warn" look.
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Somebody in this true crime show just said that the victim's life was "hanging by a shred."
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Ellie wrote: 21 Nov 2020, 00:56 Somebody in this true crime show just said that the victim's life was "hanging by a shred."
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Ellie wrote: 21 Nov 2020, 00:56 Somebody in this true crime show just said that the victim's life was "hanging by a shred."
Those are a rich mine of malapropisms. In the last couple days we've heard people say that a lack of progress in the case has left them "fustrated" and "flustrated", and one guy was asked if anyone could "clobberate" his alibi.
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"and one guy was asked if anyone could "clobberate" his alibi."

That episode sounds Grimm.
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Ellie wrote: 21 Nov 2020, 00:56 Somebody in this true crime show just said that the victim's life was "hanging by a shred."
Truly outrageous. Truly truly truly outrageous.
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JasonL wrote: 24 Nov 2020, 11:56 "and one guy was asked if anyone could "clobberate" his alibi."

That episode sounds Grimm.
That's fantastic.
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