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Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 9, 00, 4:18 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By protomartyr

Just don't forget where you came from. ...

Just don't forget where you came from. http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/wink.gif
Aug 9, 00, 10:17 am
Replies: 150
Views: 3,284
Posted By protomartyr

I need a six letter word for "ridiculous"....

I need a six letter word for "ridiculous". (begins with 'a').
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 8, 00, 7:10 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,262
Posted By protomartyr

It seems to me the Peotone thing was first piched...

It seems to me the Peotone thing was first piched by Jim Edgar - in his FIRST term. That probably would have put Jesse Jackson Jr. somewhere in grad school - although I'm sure he is all in favor of...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 8, 00, 12:30 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,262
Posted By protomartyr

As a northside resident (Edgewater), I often take...

As a northside resident (Edgewater), I often take a 15 min. drive to a nearby suburb (Skokie, Evanston, etc.) to shop. Be it Home Depot, Target, or the Jewel, I just find it easier to deal with...
Aug 8, 00, 12:00 am
Replies: 150
Views: 3,284
Posted By protomartyr

essxjay: You made me spill beer all over my...

essxjay:

You made me spill beer all over my keyboard! http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/mad.gif

http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/smile.gif http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/smile.gif ...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 7, 00, 4:22 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 2,907
Posted By protomartyr

DOM-TOM or not DOM-TOM, that is the question. ...

DOM-TOM or not DOM-TOM, that is the question. http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/confused.gif

Thanks for the clarification, silverpie.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 7, 00, 9:33 am
Replies: 79
Views: 2,907
Posted By protomartyr

james, One could ask the question: Did the...

james,

One could ask the question: Did the Romans refer to the place as 'Insuli Britannus'? If so, the term pre-dates the Realm and thus has been in constant use for at lest two thousand years.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 7, 00, 9:20 am
Replies: 79
Views: 2,907
Posted By protomartyr

dholloway: "geoeconosociopolitical" Very...

dholloway:

"geoeconosociopolitical" Very nice. Mind if I use it? http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/smile.gif
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 7, 00, 9:02 am
Replies: 79
Views: 2,907
Posted By protomartyr

Technically speaking, your grandparents were...

Technically speaking, your grandparents were correct and would still be correct today. 'The British Isles' is a geographical rather than a political term. It was used in the era when the isles were a...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Aug 6, 00, 10:19 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 2,907
Posted By protomartyr

Scenario #6. A person spends a week in the middle...

Scenario #6. A person spends a week in the middle of the Pacific on the beach in the French department of Tahiti. Can he claim to have been in France?

Scenario #7. A person goes to Canada. While...
Forum: S.P.A.M.
Aug 6, 00, 1:41 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 648
Posted By protomartyr

Easy as eatin' apple pie! I installed Gator in...

Easy as eatin' apple pie! I installed Gator in just minutes, refreshed the S&H page to verify that the points had been posted, then used Mikey's method to uninstall. Net result: Four minute affair...
Aug 4, 00, 5:46 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 474
Posted By protomartyr

I ugree. A spel chequer wood be a grate help to...

I ugree. A spel chequer wood be a grate help to sum of the uzers on theze bords. http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/smile.gif
Forum: Trip Reports
Aug 2, 00, 10:09 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By protomartyr

On behalf of myself and my fellow members of the...

On behalf of myself and my fellow members of the Scola Cantorum of St. Gregory the Great who sing two Latin High Masses every Sunday: Ouch! http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/wink.gif
Forum: MilesBuzz
Jul 28, 00, 11:15 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 2,240
Posted By protomartyr

honu: I have to agree, from a strictly...

honu:

I have to agree, from a strictly linguistic point of view, "you guys" is not a mostruosity. However, language is necessarily tied to culture - one does not exist without the other. Insofar...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Jul 27, 00, 11:01 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 2,240
Posted By protomartyr

[QUOTE]Originally posted by honu: ..."you...

[QUOTE]Originally posted by honu:
..."you guys". This expression is definitely the equivalent of "you" plural, and I've heard it used to address mixed gender groups, as well as groups of females.
...
Forum: MilesBuzz
Jul 25, 00, 10:50 am
Replies: 72
Views: 2,240
Posted By protomartyr

'Y'all' is not used in my part of the world, but...

'Y'all' is not used in my part of the world, but I did have it explained to me by a linguist once. Apparently, after the second person singular (thou) fell out of general use (second person plural...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 24, 00, 9:25 am
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By protomartyr

I've checked in a few times this month late at...

I've checked in a few times this month late at night (I've been home alone http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/frown.gif ). I always bump into four or five others. You have a good chance of meeting...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 24, 00, 9:15 am
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By protomartyr

There was an alleged work slow down by air...

There was an alleged work slow down by air traffic control (ATC denies it) at ORD one day last week that brought the whole place to a near standstill. That certainly must have caused problems for UA...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jul 21, 00, 9:39 am
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By protomartyr

violist: First, please excuse the cole slaw...

violist:
First, please excuse the cole slaw drippings on this page - I always get hungry when I read one of your reports. Anyhow your comments on the spelling of chilli (or "chili" as you foreigners...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 21, 00, 9:20 am
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By protomartyr

I wasn't aware that AA had a ORD-BHX. I may look...

I wasn't aware that AA had a ORD-BHX. I may look into it.

Pitbull: Can you give me a rough figure for a rail fare if it is booked in advance?
Forum: MilesBuzz
Jul 20, 00, 11:35 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,723
Posted By protomartyr

Okay, I'm entered. Hey,Pudding Guy, when's...

Okay, I'm entered.

Hey,Pudding Guy, when's your birthday? http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/wink.gif

Kunoichi:

Th French already gave us a word for that - "chauvanist"
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 20, 00, 9:05 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,834
Posted By protomartyr

Years ago I had a roomate who worked for the...

Years ago I had a roomate who worked for the department of streets and sanitation. In the winter he drove a snow plow at ORD. One night he got called in during a bad snowstorm. I tagged along for...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 20, 00, 12:40 am
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By protomartyr

Great site! I just took a virtual stroll down a...

Great site! I just took a virtual stroll down a street I used to live on. Thanks GM.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jul 17, 00, 9:42 am
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By protomartyr

Yes, I've heard of it. It's worthless. Goodbye.

Yes, I've heard of it. It's worthless.
Goodbye.
Forum: S.P.A.M.
Jul 15, 00, 10:53 am
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By protomartyr

Since I've registered with Greenpoints (6...

Since I've registered with Greenpoints (6 months?) I've seen the number of their company sponsors fluctuate in both directions. Their surveys have always been erratic. When survey alerts have been...
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