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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea View Post
    To err is human, right. With Chinese New Year having entered the scene, I've been making some very simple mistakes lately. Must be the winds of the New Year.
    Or the booze? Funny, I also thought angliholic was a she.

    I, too, appreciate what you all do on this forum!

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    Thank you both for the kind words.

    I read "angliholic" and thought angel _ holy. (As if males couldn't be angels!) (Ha-ha, they can. My bad.) It's just that in my culture, males don't usually go by the name "angel". Unless, that is, they're bikers, street dealers, or ... well, we'll leave that nuance for another forum.

    It wasn't until angliholic mentioned gender (because I wrote "mom"), that I saw anglophone + -holic. Great name!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea View Post
    Unless, that is, they're bikers, street dealers, or ... well, we'll leave that nuance for another forum.

    It wasn't until angliholic mentioned gender (because I wrote "mom"), that I saw anglophone + -holic. Great name!
    First, thank you for praising my alias, Casiopea.

    Second, I'm really intrigued by what you wrote in bold. What are bikers and street dealers referred to as? Why do they have nicknames as Angel?
    Thanks beforehand.

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    Bikers-hell's angels


    Hells Angels is the oldest , and biggest original
    motorcycle club in the world. The club was founded
    in 1948 in San Bernardino.

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    Returning to the original piece, Casi corrected the spelling of 'nutition'; but your daughter may just check in a dictionary and add the R. The dictionary should also note that nutrition isn't countable. So your daughter needs to say 'nutritious ingredients/content', or not use nutrition in the plural.

    There's also the word 'nutrient', but that's rather medical/academic in tone; it's also used by gardeners - 'I can't grow anything in that patch - there are no nutrients in the soil.'

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