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28May09

— not thought [of] nor of thought not restricted [shouts] not thought [of] of thought [thought] of it if it is thinking cancel the order thinking is it this when speaking in common phases meant when intended aphasiac slash phrasing I was just thinking meaning that recent but connoting the process whenever it’s common then […]


— water related dead metaphor #1 and thus annoying: “sea change” lifted from Shakespeare’s Tempest Full fathom five thy father lies; Of his bones are coral made; Those are pearls that were his eyes: Nothing of him that doth fade But doth suffer a sea-change Into something rich and strange. so much more interesting when […]


 — used by people who suppose such clichés reinforce innately superior thinking skills rocket scientist brain surgeon —


are also recklessly overused and abused. To begin with: Conservative- People who define themselves with this term are often merely mean, angry, and scared of their own ghostly inventions. This doesn’t apply to all of them. However, meanness predominates amongst these people. Apparently, the old self-described “traditional” conservatives don’t like the havoc wreaked by the […]


In consideration of a list of possible end words toward the construction of a sestina, perhaps these annoyingly overused words or phrases might initiate a beginning (who’s counting?): edgy momentum absolutely virtual (& variations) awesome sea change proactive