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Acquaintances of various/varying degrees of closeness

The other day I sent an email using the heading “Overdue update for relatives, friends and acquaintances of varying degrees of closeness”. I received a witty response from a friend subtly pointing out that I should have said “various degrees … Continue reading

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Not hot sex, yet mad fun: the joy of three-letter words. Part II.

[UPDATE 20 APRIL 2009: Since this was first posted it has had about 300 hits from people seeking information on the Dogue de Bordeaux. I have added information on this breed, and have referred to two books which should be … Continue reading

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Not hot sex, yet mad fun: the joy of three-letter words. Part I.

The last post was heavy stuff, so here’s a fun one! In my penultimate post I mentioned my favourite words.  Later I realised I had omitted one:  yet. yet Yet is the crème de la crème of conjunctions,  a feminine sophisticate.  … Continue reading

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