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Thu Sep 18

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TMFTarantula replied to the Pedants' Corner board. 21:31

Re: Much the same

> "Irregardless"

This was first used, to my knowledge, about 35 years ago,, and was a jokey corruption by concatenation of "irrespective" and "regardless".


'Irregardless' was first recorded [more]

Wed Sep 17

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TMFTarantula replied to the Music Music Music board. 14:52

Re: Poll: Your view on U2?

"Most people think of U2 as a wildly popular rock band. Actually, they’re a wildly popular, semi-secretly Christian rock band. ...

"While secular listeners tend to think of U2’s religiosity as preachy window dressing, religious
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Mon Sep 15

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TMFTarantula posted to the Music Music Music board. 18:43

Duranguense, Skweee, Chalga and Charred Death

No, they're not the names of some new Teletubbies - they're just four of the 1,264 "micro-genres" that apparently make up modern music, according to “data alchemist” Glenn McDonald.

Which one "sounds like a 1985 [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Jokers Corner board. 14:50

Re: Elephant

How does an elephant get down from a tree?
Stands on a leaf and waits for autumn.


Why are crocodiles long, thin, and flat?

They walk under trees in autumn.

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TMFTarantula replied to the Pedants' Corner board. 11:00

Re: The Warrington Guardian

> There is a missing definitive article in “Although some of [the] facilities were up to standard”

What's a definitive article?


This is http://tinyw.in/U217, apparently.

Fri Sep 12

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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 15:36

Re: That northern vote prediction

Assuming the poll is constructed correctly, then in the case of a simple binary choice, it is reasonable to assume the "don't knows" (or "won't votes") will break in the same proportion as those who declared an opinion i.e. [more]

Thu Sep 4

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TMFTarantula replied to the Jokers Corner board. 13:52

Re: GQ Award (2014)...on Ebay

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/331309179778

If you blur out some text on an object, always remember to blur it out in the reflection, too...

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Wed Sep 3

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TMFTarantula posted to the Jokers Corner board. 18:30

Russian dash-cam video

In a world now full of photoshopped images and faked-up videos, I so hope this really happened. (You'll see why I say that at about 42 seconds in.)

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TMFTarantula replied to the High Yield - HYP Practical board. 13:18

Re: Tesco Trading Statement

Hi all

Just a polite reminder that this board is for discussing the practical aspects of running an HYP.

This thread seems to have veered away from that, and dived headlong into the topic of supermarket pricing and [more]

Tue Sep 2

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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 16:08

Re: google finance currency question

Hi valueinvestor123

I am in particular looking for attributes to find out: yesterday's closing price, today's change, 52 week high and 52 week low. I wonder if anyone knows the attributes for currencies.
There is a list of google
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TMFTarantula replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 12:03

Re: Boiling Water

It's worth bearing in mind that the EU hasn't said it'll be regulating kettles, hairdryers or anything else yet.

As spokesperson for the EU Commission said: "It's a study we have asked consultants to do. In the final report [more]

Mon Sep 1

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TMFTarantula replied to the Improve the Fool board. 18:55

Re: Foolish emails

Hi spiderbill

I've been getting them as well recently - loads of them in fact. Something amiss.

There was yes, but I've fixed it now, so the promotional emails should cease.

(But, of course, let us know if they [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Help with this Blasted Computer! board. 14:56

Re: Trackball

Anyone any advice please or recommendations?*

I used a Logitech Trackman Marble - www.logitech.com/en-gb/product/4786 - for a few years, and that was generally great, although I [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Medical Matters - Comp & Alt board. 12:34

Re: Quantum Coherence

... now you're having a go at H3O2 not being water.


H3O2 isn't water - it's hydroxyoxonium.

See [more]

Sat Aug 30

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TMFTarantula replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 19:15

Re: Little things that bother me

Just returned from a shopping trip to Holloway... along the way I walked along Parkhurst Road. At the start of Parkhurst Road is a prison, not the one that springs to mind, but HMP Holloway..... I'm sure there's a very good [more]

Fri Aug 29

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TMFTarantula replied to the Medical Matters - Comp & Alt board. 09:49

Re: Dr. Johanna Budwig

Serpenteer

There are many causes for cells to not have sufficient oxygen, however, once the lack of oxygen occurs over
a long enough period, cells take matters into their own hands and turn to fermentation.


I think the [more]

Thu Aug 28

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TMFTarantula replied to the Medical Matters - Comp & Alt board. 17:10

Re: Dr. Johanna Budwig

Serpenteer wrote:

I have seen enzymes called effector proteins. They make things happen.

They do indeed. But specific enzymes are needed to make specific things happen.

Plant enzymes - the ones in raw food - [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Medical Matters - Comp & Alt board. 12:27

Re: Quantum Coherence

Hi Serpenteer

the latest scientific research into water, including exclusion zones, coherent domains and liquid crystal water in living bodies.

Please could you provide us with some references to the scientific research [more]

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TMFTarantula replied to the Medical Matters - Comp & Alt board. 11:36

Re: Dr. Johanna Budwig

Serpenteer wrote: Johanna Budwig is a contemprary of Otto Heinrich Warburg, one of my favourite scientists, he gained the Nobel prize for showing that cancer was caused by lack oxygen in the cell.

No, he didn't.

Warburg won [more]

Wed Aug 27

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TMFTarantula replied to the Improve the Fool board. 10:55

Re: Latest UK Fool probs.

Hi all

I've reported, and will be pursuing, the various problems that seem to be occurring at the moment.

Our apologies for the inconvenience in the meantime.

Foolish best regards

Tarantula

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