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 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Well spoken?

 Post subject: Re: Well spoken?
Posted: 19 Nov 2022, 2:09 am 

Replies: 11
Views: 146


From my direct experience, a well-spoken (or articulate) person enunciates clearly, uses proper syntax, and expresses a sesquipedalian vocabulary with ease.  This is often mistaken for condescension or an affectation of mental superiority.  Someone with this 'quirk' has a way with words and can exp...

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: A tomato is a berry. A pumpkin is a berry.

Posted: 18 Nov 2022, 6:55 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 75


The pineapple is related to neither the pine nor the apple.  It is, instead, a cluster of berries grown into one solid, pulpy mass -- another aggregate fruit.

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Trump announces 2024 Presidential Run

Posted: 18 Nov 2022, 2:47 am 

Replies: 67
Views: 1,195


 
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 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Your Santa Wish List

 Post subject: Re: Your Santa Wish List
Posted: 17 Nov 2022, 10:35 pm 

Replies: 82
Views: 1,235


1) Trump, Trumpism, QAnon, Proud Boys, and any other Fascist, Neo-Fascist, Ultraconservative hate groups to go away.

2) My own theater-grade popcorn machine.

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Would the earth have been better off if humans never existed

Posted: 17 Nov 2022, 10:31 pm 

Replies: 33
Views: 483


Yet, without human intervention, the next asteroid-induced "Extinction Event" may wipe out all remaining life on the planet.

It seems those nukes may turn out to be useful after all.

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: Men!

 Post subject: Re: Men!
Posted: 17 Nov 2022, 9:31 pm 

Replies: 38
Views: 948


r00tb33r wrote:
I don't think OP is coming back to this thread.
My guess is that Kitty just needed to vent.  I hope things get better for her.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Clothes that you hate wearing

Posted: 17 Nov 2022, 9:30 pm 

Replies: 59
Views: 1,496


^ With my first military paycheck, I had my dress uniforms tailored to fit, and always passed inspection after that.

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Post something that made you UNHAPPY today.

Posted: 17 Nov 2022, 9:28 pm 

Replies: 29,154
Views: 912,637


A stupid jeepney driver parked in front of my driveway, and then treated it like a big joke when I asked him to move.

 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Quitting

 Post subject: Re: Quitting
Posted: 17 Nov 2022, 9:25 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 63


I quit working for the "Entertainment & Hospitality Industry" back in 1978 because of the rampant exploitation of its workers.  Then I finished my degrees, began a string of real jobs in the STEM fields, and never regretted it.

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: People selling their blood to eat

Posted: 17 Nov 2022, 7:59 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 274


https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/nov/05/multiple-jobs-census-data-inflation-us?utm_source=pocket-newtab Some observations: 1) The people in the article do not say what kind of Bachelor's Degrees they have -- HASS or STEM? 2) They also do not say what other factors may be involved.  Are they...

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: Anybdy remember the 'tabs versus spaces' debate?

Posted: 16 Nov 2022, 11:54 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 301


"Structured" versus "Organic" programming. No info. online on the 'Structured versus Organic Programming' debate. Any further details? Structured Programming (applies to source code): • Begin with a flow chart of the main process, detailing each routine, subroutine, decision poi...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Nikolas Cruz should have received the Death penalty

Posted: 16 Nov 2022, 8:26 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 232


Best to forget about him, and remember the victims instead.

 Forum: Health, Fitness, and Sports   Topic: Tom Brady is having a Country Song type of a year

Posted: 16 Nov 2022, 8:24 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 97


Well, it cannot be all bad . . . his momma ain't in prison, he has still got his dog, his truck started this morning, and it ain't raining.

 Forum: The Haven   Topic: The end/rapture happening in my lifetime

Posted: 16 Nov 2022, 8:22 pm 

Replies: 18
Views: 462


klanka wrote:
I don't see any flames lickin at me feet so I'll presume myself to be on earth.
:wink:
Then where are we going, why is it getting warmer, and what are we doing in this handbasket?

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Clothes that you hate wearing

Posted: 16 Nov 2022, 7:57 am 

Replies: 59
Views: 1,496


I hate wearing a suit, unless I am testifying as a witness for the prosecution in criminal court.

I hate wearing a uniform, unless it gets me a discount on Veteran's Day.

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Calfornia...Has it been destroyed by left-wing polices?

Posted: 16 Nov 2022, 7:47 am 

Replies: 133
Views: 2,427


You might be a Right-Wing Conservative if... • A charity asking you for $22.00 a month to keep a child in a third-world country healthy seems like a real imposition, yet you have no problems spending hundreds of dollars a year to keep the grass in your lawn healthy. • After voting against all civil...
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