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Forum: Rantidote 16 February 2019, 02:29 AM
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Posted By Lainie
I stand corrected.

I stand corrected.
Forum: Rantidote 15 February 2019, 03:31 PM
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Views: 44,593
Posted By Lainie
At my last workplace, if I were the first to use...

At my last workplace, if I were the first to use the women's restroom in the morning, it sometimes took some arm-waving to activate the lights. Once or twice, that didn't work and I just went down a...
Forum: Rantidote 14 February 2019, 02:43 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 44,593
Posted By Lainie
Well, the party's name is The Democratic Party,...

Well, the party's name is The Democratic Party, not the Democrat party. "Democrat" has always been widely used in contexts like "I am a Democrat" or "she is a Democrat," because it's a direct object,...
Forum: SLC 12 February 2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,182
Posted By Lainie
When Dr. Rocket used the word "interrogate," it...

When Dr. Rocket used the word "interrogate," it was clear to me that he was describing the behavior that he and his brothers are avoiding.
Forum: Social Studies 11 February 2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By Lainie
I would have been tempted to tell her that she...

I would have been tempted to tell her that she should be wearing her lips closed.
Forum: Social Studies 11 February 2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 832
Posted By Lainie
When I've had my hair colored particularly...

When I've had my hair colored particularly brightly (orange, pink), I've noticed more comments from black women than white women. Ditto when I have it cut super short or in a fauxhawk. I could...
Forum: Social Studies 02 February 2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,725
Posted By Lainie
I still occasionally see women's dress pants that...

I still occasionally see women's dress pants that zip up the side, usually for reasons of style.
Forum: Wild Kingdom 01 February 2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,660
Posted By Lainie
What Hammy does is not exactly trilling. It's...

What Hammy does is not exactly trilling. It's more like loud, extended moaning. :lol:
Forum: Wild Kingdom 31 January 2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,660
Posted By Lainie
Hammy has a pom-pom* that he loves. He will...

Hammy has a pom-pom* that he loves. He will "sing" to the pom-pom -- or through the pom-pom, while carrying it around in his mouth -- quite loudly, often when we're trying to sleep.

*Not a...
Forum: Rantidote 30 January 2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 179,675
Posted By Lainie
A fellow bus rider once got the text that her...

A fellow bus rider once got the text that her classes had been cancelled for the day just as we approached her (and my) stop downtown. She was able to get a bus back to the park-and-ride a few...
Forum: Rantidote 30 January 2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 44,593
Posted By Lainie
i just looked at mine -- there is a small...

i just looked at mine -- there is a small extension of the pad, but it just snaps into an open square of wire. That's how my last pair was, too. I think I prefer that -- the nose pads may be more...
Forum: SLC 29 January 2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,182
Posted By Lainie
I'm terribly sorry, GM.

I'm terribly sorry, GM.
Forum: Rantidote 29 January 2019, 07:32 PM
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Views: 44,593
Posted By Lainie
They usually just slip over the wire piece,...

They usually just slip over the wire piece, assuming it's intact.



I was thinking more of Cervus's issue, actually.
Forum: Rantidote 29 January 2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 44,593
Posted By Lainie
The optician might be willing to give you a...

The optician might be willing to give you a handful of nose pads; mine has done that for me in the past.

Re: repairing metal pieces, in Columbus there's an eyeglass repair place that fixes the...
Forum: SLC 27 January 2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,182
Posted By Lainie
Bonus: I was able to book a guest house called...

Bonus: I was able to book a guest house called the Neva Inn. The wonderful woman who probably would have been my friend H's stepmother, had her father lived longer, is named Neva, and at nearly 100,...
Forum: SLC 27 January 2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 29,672
Posted By Lainie
I've made plans to visit with two old friends in...

I've made plans to visit with two old friends in early February. I don't think the three of us have been together since high school, which was nearly 40 years ago.

Also, one of those friends and I...
Forum: Wild Kingdom 26 January 2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 184,478
Posted By Lainie
I don't think they post on the ULMB anymore, but...

I don't think they post on the ULMB anymore, but LizzyBean and Chillas have a cat named Nibbler that Cooper strongly reminds me of.
Forum: Soapbox Derby 26 January 2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,669
Posted By Lainie
He's also predisposed to underestimate Nancy...

He's also predisposed to underestimate Nancy Pelosi -- and would (will?) continue to do so no matter how many times she mops the floor with him, I'm guessing.
Forum: SLC 26 January 2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 59,313
Posted By Lainie
Of course. It's good with chickpeas, too.

Of course. It's good with chickpeas, too.
Forum: SLC 26 January 2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 696
Views: 59,313
Posted By Lainie
There are a lot of Greek restaurants in Columbus...

There are a lot of Greek restaurants in Columbus that are owned by immigrants and their descendants. A typical menu includes a Greek salad fitting the US definition, and another salad that fits the...
Forum: SLC 26 January 2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 16,182
Posted By Lainie
Vibes for success, and for tolerating moving,...

Vibes for success, and for tolerating moving, Sylvanz.

Last week a friend asked if I'd like to accompany her on a trip to Colorado Springs to visit her (grown) niece in April. I was still...
Forum: Police Blotter 24 January 2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,160
Posted By Lainie
Alternatively, "everyone who had unfettered...

Alternatively, "everyone who had unfettered access to the victim and was capable of impregnating her."
Forum: Fun House 24 January 2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,360
Posted By Lainie
Also, you presumably know where they are. The...

Also, you presumably know where they are. The disks I found had been forgotten.
Forum: Social Studies 24 January 2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,408
Posted By Lainie
I don't understand the distinction UEL is making....

I don't understand the distinction UEL is making. His two examples look like an uppercase and a lowercase x, respectively.
Forum: SLC 23 January 2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 29,672
Posted By Lainie
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
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