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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
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    The trouble with Shun's argument is that "I have lived" only works as a complete statement if I am dead. As a practical matter however, it doesn't work very well, because dead people rarely join in any conversations about grammar or anything else.
    OK, then what about "I have lived in this house all of my life and I still live there now".

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    Certainly, except that there doesn't go very well with this house. It would be better to say, ""I have lived in this house all of my life and I still live here" and even that is a little redundant.

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    I agree- it would be better off for dieting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I agree- it would be better off for dieting.
    Trimming the fat?

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    Burning off some cals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Burning off some cals.
    Reads like the delphi forum.

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