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    Default Re: sweet dries on our skin

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    "Soothe" and "smooth" are not the same word.

    Excellent as always! Thank you so very much, SoothingDave, for pointing that out.


    "The idea is it stops people trying to switch lanes to overtake and it smooths the traffic flow, everybody carries on travelling at a lower speed," he said.
    More: BBC News - Variable speed limit starts on M4 near Newport

    The pot is on a wheel, where Paula applies water, and smoothes out the imperfections known as belly bands. A sponge on a stick is used to smooth the inside of the pot.
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    I think e is an optional?

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    Default Re: sweet dries on our skin

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    I think e is an optional?
    Some people think it is optional. Some don't like the e. There is no general agreement. Write it as you please - somebody, somewhere, is bound to object whatever you do.

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    Smooth and soothe are synonyms for each other, aren't they?

    The Free Dictionary; v. smoothed, smooth·ing, smoothes

    3. To soothe or tranquilize; make calm.

    More: smooths - definition of smooths by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

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    Default Re: sweet dries on our skin

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post


    Smooth and soothe are synonyms for each other, aren't they?

    The Free Dictionary; v. smoothed, smooth·ing, smoothes

    3. To soothe or tranquilize; make calm.

    More: smooths - definition of smooths by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.
    No, they are not synonyms.

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