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    #31

    Re: not you but I

    And "the pack" of non-teachers gathers ...

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    #32

    Re: not you but I

    Argumentum ad hominem non est discutandum. Ab asino lanam.

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    #33

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    Aεὶ κολοιὸς παρὰ κολοιῷ ἱζάνει

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    #34

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    滴 水 之 恩 当 以 涌 泉 相 报 !

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    #35

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    Ní thuigim mé!

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    #36

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    I wrote that atacking the person is not a valid argument; that talking to her was "like getting wool from an mule"; she said birds of a feather flock together; I said "a drop becomes like a river....

    I didn't know you knew Irish! (I had to google that and the Greek).


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    #37

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    What the hell is happening here?
    Do not feed the trolls.

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    #38

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    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    I wrote that atacking the person is not a valid argument; that talking to her was "like getting wool from an mule"; she said birds of a feather flock together; I said "a drop becomes like a river....

    I didn't know you knew Irish! (I had to google that and the Greek).
    I know some Irish, but I am far from being competant in it. My ancestors were Irish and I lived in the Gaeltacht for 12 years.
    Last edited by bhaisahab; 27-Nov-2009 at 19:57.

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    #39

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    I wrote that atacking the person is not a valid argument
    I'd agree. Sadly, much of this thread is mudslinging. Worse, it draws on previous occasions when horns have locked, making it difficult to follow for many learners. Then, tearing into each other undermines confidence globally possibly more than individually. Looking at the thread through a learner's eyes, it isn't particularly helpful and is certainly not very welcoming.

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    #40

    Re: not you but I

    In any case, my answer was the best.

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