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LadyGlencoraPalliser Mon 06-Oct-08 14:43:48

Next time a writer used the term quixotic to describe Sarah Palin, could you just check that he did actually mean to imply that she was a romantic but impractical dreamer?

Because I doubt if he did.

enduringsurrey Tue 07-Oct-08 18:42:48

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enduringsurrey Tue 07-Oct-08 18:43:15

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WendyWeber Tue 07-Oct-08 18:44:08

Foolextremely?

WendyWeber Tue 07-Oct-08 18:47:16

Oooh, have just found out who you are, es shock

enduringsurrey Tue 07-Oct-08 18:47:48

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enduringsurrey Tue 07-Oct-08 18:48:33

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WendyWeber Tue 07-Oct-08 18:49:04

I'm still not convinced that it needs an apostrophe at all.

(Remember judges' lodgings? wink)

enduringsurrey Tue 07-Oct-08 18:50:49

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littlelapin Tue 07-Oct-08 18:52:10

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WendyWeber Tue 07-Oct-08 18:52:23

I don't think I am - it's Janh smile

WendyWeber Tue 07-Oct-08 18:53:02

& yes, it was the jostling I remembered grin

enduringsurrey Tue 07-Oct-08 18:54:38

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WendyWeber Tue 07-Oct-08 18:55:44

legging it for the door, in fact ROFL

Oh ks, it is so nice to see you here again smile

littlelapin Tue 07-Oct-08 18:55:56

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enduringsurrey Tue 07-Oct-08 19:04:08

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WendyWeber Tue 07-Oct-08 19:07:10

Little, ks was always one of the loveliest & funniest MNers in the dim & distant smile

(and apparently, according to cod anyway, her name is pronounced Kays - not K-S, which is how she has always sounded in my head - but I'm guessing we can call her E-S in our heads now, not Ess wink)

WendyWeber Tue 07-Oct-08 19:08:00

Now I wonder if we can lure SenoraP back in too, as I haven't seen her here for months & months sad

enduringsurrey Tue 07-Oct-08 19:08:09

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WendyWeber Tue 07-Oct-08 19:11:49

Oh of course it would be e's, not ess! Bugger!

What are you doing these days? I think you were still working for that dentist last time we spoke. How old is your lovely boy now? (He must be 10 or 11???)

WendyWeber Tue 07-Oct-08 19:13:50

Es blush

enduringsurrey Tue 07-Oct-08 19:15:45

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WendyWeber Tue 07-Oct-08 19:32:14

Is it Italian?

enduringsurrey Tue 07-Oct-08 20:16:51

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filthymindedvixen Tue 07-Oct-08 20:19:29

ES, I can't remember who you were (2004 vintage here but under fullmoonfiend)
But as a fellow pedant, I salute you!

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