[bksvol-discuss] Re: Lenora Mattingly Weber books

My husband is getting very annoyed with the phrase "It is what it is, but I 
really don't see why. It makes perfect sense to me and I tried to explain what 
it means to him. (I don't use it myself,myself, but we seem to be hearing it on 
the TV all the time
Cindy

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--- On Thu, 4/8/10, gwen tweedy <gstweedy@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: gwen tweedy <gstweedy@xxxxxxx>
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Lenora Mattingly Weber books
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Thursday, April 8, 2010, 1:23 PM
> I fully agree with you in this one
> Roger.
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Roger Loran Bailey"
> <rogerbailey81@xxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2010 12:08 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Lenora Mattingly Weber books
> 
> 
> > And the one that drives me up the wall is the use of
> the word awesome for every piddling little thing. I always
> understood the word awesome to be a description of extreme
> profundity. When it is used to describe everything then how
> do you communicate that something is awesome when something
> really awesome comes along?
> > 
> > 
> > _     _      _
> > 
> > "I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe
> in one fewer god than you do. When you understand why you
> dismiss all the other possible gods, you will understand why
> I dismiss yours"
> > Stephen Roberts
> > 
> > 
> > The Militant:
> > http://www.themilitant.com
> > Pathfinder Press:
> > http://www.pathfinderpress.com
> > Granma International:
> >  http://www.granma.cu/ingles/index.html
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jamie Prater"
> <jdprater@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2010 11:43 AM
> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Lenora Mattingly Weber
> books
> > 
> > 
> > Hey, yes, language continues to change.  There
> are a few trends today I don't like such as alright for all
> right.  One I find amusing a couple days instead of a
> couple of days.  Also comma usages and other things can
> make life interesting.  Have a blessed day.
> >  ----- Original Message -----  From: Monica
> Willyard
> >  To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >  Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2010 9:18 AM
> >  Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Lenora Mattingly
> Weber books
> > 
> > 
> >  Hi Jamie. I was taught that cookie should be
> spelled cooky in my home economics classes in the 70s. It's
> also spelled that way in a lot of older cookbooks from the
> 40s through the mid 70s. I was puzzled when I noticed the
> change in spelling in books starting in the early 80s. It
> changed quickly, sort of like the pronunciation of Los
> Angeles which used to be pronounced with a hard g sound by
> both radio announcers and government officials in the 30s
> and 40s. Our language really is a living, breathing one that
> handles changes well.
> > 
> >  Monica Willyard
> >  Check out my books and accessible book lists on
> Goodreads at
> >  http://www.goodreads.com/profile/plumlipstick
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >  From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Jamie Yates, CPhT
> >  Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2010 1:45 PM
> >  To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >  Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Lenora Mattingly
> Weber books
> > 
> > 
> >  Hi Jamie, it will be an easy proof. There are
> some unusual words in it, like they say:
> > 
> >  "We never would have got the lights unsnangled
> if it hadn't been for him."
> > 
> > 
> >  And unsnangled is kind of weird you know.
> > 
> >  And later they say maybe they can unSTRANGLE
> them instead of unsnangle them.
> > 
> >  And one time so far they call a deli a delly.
> > 
> >  And a cooky sheet.
> > 
> >  And one time they call it a stero instead of
> stereo so far.
> > 
> >  And a torn legament instead of a ligament.
> > 
> >  That's what I've found so far. Other than the
> strange words I think you'll have an easy time proofreading
> so when it's ready I'll put hold for Jamie P.
> >  --  Jamie in Michigan
> > 
> >  Currently Reading: The Great Arizona Orphan
> Abduction by Linda Gordon
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