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PAX, LUX ET VERITAS SINCE 1965
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British Oaths: Minced or Extra-Salty? ... (John Heelan, UK, 02/21/19 4:01 am) John E asked me on February 19th: "Isn't it 'bugger' and not 'begger/beggar'?") Yes, I was being a bit mealy-mouthed. RyanAir is known locally as &q ...
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Flying High with Goats: BWIA ... (Timothy Ashby, South Africa, 02/21/19 5:57 am) Having spent my "formative" years in what were once known as the British West Indies, I mu ...
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Some Airline Bacronyms ... (John Heelan, UK, 02/19/19 3:54 am) JE commented on February 17th: "We'll have to add 'Endhó' to our list of folk etymologies/bacronyms alongside Port Out, Starboard Home (posh), and Fix It Again, Tony (FIAT).&qu ...
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British Oaths: Minced or Extra-Salty? ... (John Heelan, UK, 02/21/19 4:01 am) John E asked me on February 19th: "Isn't it 'bugger' and not 'begger/beggar' ...
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Catalonian and Valencian ... (Jordi Molins, Spain, 01/28/19 4:00 pm) John Eipper asked on January 26th: "Jordi, do you accept the Valencian position that their language is not a 'dialect' of Catalan?" My opinion on this subject does not matter m ...
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Language and Politics in Catalonia: Some Final Th ... (José Ignacio Soler, Venezuela, 01/31/19 10:04 am) The discussion with Jordi Molins about Catalan, Valencian and Mallorcan is not leading to any agreem ...
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Language and Politics in Catalonia: Who is Dehuma ... (Jose Manuel de Prada, Spain, 01/30/19 3:06 am) To answer Jordi Molins's complaint about recent comments about Catalan victimism (January 28), I ...
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Catalan "Victimismo" ... (José Ignacio Soler, Venezuela, 01/28/19 4:20 am) In response to Jordi Molins's post of January 26th, I am not sure what theory he is referring to or what he considers to be anti-scientific. He should first help us to understand what he believes ...
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