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    Quote Originally Posted by himespau View Post
    a group of ravens (and possibly crows) is called a murder of ravens, sort of like it's a herd of cows or a flock of seagulls or a pack of wolves. That sort of thing. So two ravens isn't quite a murder. When a third lands it will be, but until then I guess they're just attempting to be one.
    So if the three ravens think about this in advance before the third lands, would that be premeditated murder?

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    I've always been worried about an army of frogs. Amphibious warfare!

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    Quote Originally Posted by njkayaker View Post
    As did somebody in the picture above. So what?

    A poetic/fanciful turn of phrase doesn't indicate general or recommended usage (which is what "X is called Y" is implying).

    It's not even a very good fanciful phrase since it doesn't make any sort of sense.

    "Parliament of owls" is better (and I'd still probably slap anybody who used it in normal conversation!).
    This isn't A&S, it's Foo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by toddles View Post
    So Tom only hires people that are nutty? Is part of the requirement to be a moderator on this site is that you have to be nuts??
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    ^^^^

    The top one was a nice cake...but a 4 year old (assuming he started playing when was three) playing GTA?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tuxbailey View Post
    ^^^^

    The top one was a nice cake...but a 4 year old (assuming he started playing when was three) playing GTA?
    That's what makes you say DAHELL?
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    Specialized Secteur & 29" Camber, 26" Trek MTB.

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    Quote Originally Posted by no motor? View Post
    So if the three ravens think about this in advance before the third lands, would that be premeditated murder?



    And if they get riled up about something, it could be...





    (wait for it...)




    AGGRAVATED MURDER!


    Meanwhile, in the Engrish department...


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    Specialized Secteur & 29" Camber, 26" Trek MTB.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbiker View Post
    a bike for identical twins only.
    Punctuation is important. It's the difference between "I helped my uncle, Jack, off a horse" and "I helped my uncle Jack off a horse"


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    Quote Originally Posted by njkayaker View Post
    As did somebody in the picture above. So what?

    A poetic/fanciful turn of phrase doesn't indicate general or recommended usage (which is what "X is called Y" is implying).

    It's not even a very good fanciful phrase since it doesn't make any sort of sense.

    "Parliament of owls" is better (and I'd still probably slap anybody who used it in normal conversation!).

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    Quote Originally Posted by himespau View Post
    a bike for identical twins only.
    Siamese twins I think.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gitarzan View Post
    Ouch . . . that has GOT to hurt I don't care what nobody says!
    Where else but the internet can a bunch of cyclists go and be the tough guy? - - jdon
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    Hey, Billy. Good to see you.
    When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. - Jimi Hendrix

    Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans. - John Lennon


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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Love it.
    "Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize"
    "So I do not run like someone who doesn't run toward the finish line. I do not fight like a boxer who hits nothing but air."
    "And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us."
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    Quote Originally Posted by SPlKE View Post
    I'm confused. Can you 'splain this?


    Edit: Nevermind. I got it.
    Oh man: I haven't thought about that in years.
    "Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize"
    "So I do not run like someone who doesn't run toward the finish line. I do not fight like a boxer who hits nothing but air."
    "And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us."
    "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith."

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    Epic, really

    "Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize"
    "So I do not run like someone who doesn't run toward the finish line. I do not fight like a boxer who hits nothing but air."
    "And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us."
    "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith."

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    Quote Originally Posted by gbiker View Post
    Saw one of those a couple of months back.

    IMGP2143.jpgIMGP2144.jpgIMGP2142.jpg

    In a display at the Science and Tech museum in Milan. Wrapped in plastic as it was being used as a prop in an exhibition and display about packaging.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buddha
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buddha
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buddha
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buddha
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buddha
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