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Antigone

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Posted: Mar 2, 2021 - 4:50pm

An air fryer “oven” is essentially a convection oven.  Thanks, haresfur!
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Posted: Mar 2, 2021 - 4:50am

Took me 55 years to finally realize that Led Zepplin is the greatest band ever.  Strange that.{#Stupid}
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Posted: Dec 20, 2018 - 2:28pm

When making pound cakes, DO line the pans with waxed/parchment paper. Luckily it was only one of four, and it's mine.

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Posted: Jun 12, 2017 - 12:25pm

 Red_Dragon wrote:

Mostly medieval or Elizabethan.

 
Well, there you go then!
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Posted: Jun 12, 2017 - 12:25pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I learned it as duffel bag and was always a little surprised to see reference materials say it's okay or preferred to use duffle bag. It's like someone is actually trying to actively force the accepted spelling to be duffle, but not many are going along with it.

duffel bag vs. duffle bag

 
I learned the "duffel" spelling as well, though I do see the "le" spelling pretty often.  I didn't know it was named for a place; I assumed it was someone's last name, like "leotard", or maybe just a French term for "satchel" or something.
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Posted: Jun 12, 2017 - 12:22pm

 maryte wrote:

Well, depending on which time period is in question, it was first used as early as 1839.

 
Mostly medieval or Elizabethan.
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Posted: Jun 12, 2017 - 12:17pm

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Okay is a word that drives P nuts when used in a period film or show.

 
Well, depending on which time period is in question, it was first used as early as 1839.
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Posted: Jun 12, 2017 - 12:12pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

I learned it as duffel bag and was always a little surprised to see reference materials say it's okay or preferred to use duffle bag. It's like someone is actually trying to actively force the accepted spelling to be duffle, but not many are going along with it.

duffel bag vs. duffle bag

 
Okay is a word that drives P nuts when used in a period film or show.
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Posted: Jun 12, 2017 - 12:01pm

 Proclivities wrote:

Duffel is a municipality in the Belgian province of Antwerp...The town gives its name to a heavy woollen cloth used to make overcoats, especially for the armed forces, and various kinds of luggage. Items made from this material are sometimes spelled duffle as in duffle coat and duffle bag.



 
I learned it as duffel bag and was always a little surprised to see reference materials say it's okay or preferred to use duffle bag. It's like someone is actually trying to actively force the accepted spelling to be duffle, but not many are going along with it.

duffel bag vs. duffle bag
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Posted: Jun 12, 2017 - 11:49am

Duffel is a municipality in the Belgian province of Antwerp...The town gives its name to a heavy woollen cloth used to make overcoats, especially for the armed forces, and various kinds of luggage. Items made from this material are sometimes spelled duffle as in duffle coat and duffle bag.


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Posted: Jun 8, 2017 - 1:48pm

Ancora Imparo. 
It's latin for "I am still learning".  Written on a sketch by Michelangelo when he was 87. I found it on a plaque in my office (no, not the original).
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Posted: Jun 8, 2017 - 1:34pm

Lessons from surgery recovery: take your nap BEFORE school lets out and the screaming/hollering/yelling children get home. Especially with the windows open. {#Eek}
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Posted: Jan 13, 2017 - 9:54am

learning to go under water

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Posted: Jan 2, 2017 - 7:23am

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Weezie can hear me putting on socks from a room away. {#Music}

 
You need quieter socks.{#Yes}
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Posted: Jan 2, 2017 - 6:53am

Weezie can hear me putting on socks from a room away. {#Music}
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Posted: Dec 31, 2016 - 6:04am

 Skydog wrote:

awww, nothing says lovin like a chewed up roll of paper towels{#Wink}

 
I had to laugh. We'd just gotten up and I was (briefly) in the bathroom. And at least it wasn't anything important.
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Posted: Dec 31, 2016 - 5:24am

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Not to leave this sort of thing on the floor. Thanks Weezie.
 
awww, nothing says lovin like a chewed up roll of paper towels{#Wink}


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