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Old 01-12-2011, 05:52 PM   #556
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BTW, I can imagine Linus T. saying it:

Enough said! Talk is cheap. Show me the code!
Or, when asked to comment on Daryl McBride's accusations:

"He's lying. Enough said."

(The actual quote is just "He's lying").
 
Old 01-12-2011, 11:00 PM   #557
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Getting different view points on "Enough said!", I am not sure whether it should be considered rude or not! Perhaps it's only me, but I find "Enough said!" as shouting.
 
Old 01-12-2011, 11:13 PM   #558
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I find "Enough said!" as shouting.
That's because it is. The exclamation point is hardly necessary.

Another thing you'll probably see is the deliberate misspelling of "'nuff said", because some people like to leave the first syllable off the "enough" when speaking it aloud.

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Old 01-13-2011, 02:40 AM   #559
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"Enough said" is not necessarily shouting. It can be the verbal equivalent of shrugging the shoulders, sort of "Well, what more can I say?"
 
Old 01-16-2011, 08:02 AM   #560
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... will result in interesting results.
Of course this is grammatically correct, but does it look foolish to use the word result two times?
 
Old 01-16-2011, 08:07 AM   #561
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I would use "...will give interesting results" instead.
 
Old 01-16-2011, 08:09 AM   #562
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Actual sentence was:
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searching Google with ctrl c signal will result in interesting results!
 
Old 01-16-2011, 08:26 AM   #563
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searching Google with ctrl c signal will get interesting results!
searching Google with ctrl c signal gets interesting results!
 
Old 01-16-2011, 08:29 AM   #564
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The first sentence suggested by you looks better, and it means the way I wrote it looks foolish!
 
Old 01-17-2011, 10:37 AM   #565
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when do you use "on" "in" and "of" and also whats the difference between "of" and "off"
thanks.
 
Old 01-17-2011, 11:28 AM   #566
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when do you use "on" "in" and "of" and also whats the difference between "of" and "off"
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Of course, off is the opposite to on. In fact, in is the opposite of out.
 
Old 01-17-2011, 01:28 PM   #567
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Of course [...] In fact, [...]
you really want to confuse me , now don't you ?

thanks.
 
Old 01-18-2011, 05:07 AM   #568
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Lights of silvyus_06's room should be switched off and he should sit in the car not on the scooter!

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Old 01-20-2011, 11:22 AM   #569
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One thing to remember is that we all have artistic licence,you can say what you like anyway you like,that is what makes it more readable and interesting...for example you can coin a word or phrase and if folks like it,it will catch on and everyone will be saying it... !
 
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One thing to remember is that we all have artistic licence,you can say what you like anyway you like,that is what makes it more readable and interesting...for example you can coin a word or phrase and if folks like it,it will catch on and everyone will be saying it... !
Yeah, that's what Shakespeare did. See here.
 
  


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