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View Diary: It's time for Us to use THAT word! (with UPDATE) (270 comments)

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  •  Less effective (none)
    I'm all for brevity, but there's such a thing as too brief. Your simplification turns the notion into an abstraction.

    Polished is one thing. Sanitized beyond recognition another.

    •  Think of it as an introduction (none)
      Perhaps "similar" was the wrong description of the relationship. There's a need, though, for a brief introductory statement to a longer point. Omitting the rest of the content would indeed be a mistake.

      Republican conservatives are now boiled frogs.

      by technopolitical on Sun Apr 17, 2005 at 05:09:45 PM PDT

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