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comment Suffering succotash
@FumbleFingers I'm not sure that the website I cited made this up, as I found the reference in several other sites about Sylvester, including Wikipedia, that made the same assertion. None of them, however, gave a source for the suggestion that "suffering succotash" was a minced oath for "Suffering Savior."
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reviewed Reviewed Abbreviation “n.d.” in citation?
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comment Why is the expression “bodily fluids” and not “body fluids”?
I'm not sure that your explanation makes that much sense, especially since the two terms are synonomous. By your definition, I might say that "I'm going to take a shower and feel warm body fluids spray onto my body." Or you could "eat my pancakes with maple-ily syrup." And what is "body milk"?? How does the "ily" ending make it better than no suffix at all?
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asked Why is the expression “bodily fluids” and not “body fluids”?
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revised Does the apostrophe in names of diseases drop when the disease name is part of a foundation name?
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comment Who were the 'pros from Dover'?
I remember the book well. MASH and MASH Goes to Maine were hillarious. They were written by a doctor named E. Richard Hornberger who went by the pen name of Richard Hooker (which he said described his golf game). Later sequels, which were less entertaining, were ghost written by William E. Butterworth III, writing there as Richard Hooker, but who is now better known as W.E.B. Griffin.
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revised Do gentiles use “appetizing” as a noun?
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comment Do gentiles use “appetizing” as a noun?
@JohnLawler Delis that only have a meat counter would be unlikely to keep bagels not because of dairy and meat concerns, but because bagels are not associated with deli.
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comment Do gentiles use “appetizing” as a noun?
@JohnLawler I'm an orthodox Jew, and my wife was a kosher inspector for a rabbinic organization. Bagels are not considered dairy, nor may they be made with dairy ingredients and be given kosher certification (no bread can).
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comment Do gentiles use “appetizing” as a noun?
@danbron you deleted some of the flavor (pun intended) I wanted in the question. I'll roll back some when I get to a PC - I'm limite with a hand-held.
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