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  •  Yes, that was indeed what I was striving for (1+ / 0-)
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    Hyperbole. As a means of demonstration. Obviously joelgp did not say that. I am not implying he said that. I am making a joke, because I don't want to hurt his feelings, and constructive criticism couched in terms of a joke is often more acceptable.

    All I am saying is, perhaps in diaries about human death and suffering, a more appropriate and adult tone would work better than "Oh Smack!!!"

    And that really is a quote, triple exclamation points and all.

    •  Right (3+ / 0-)
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      and here's the point.

      How would people react to a diary that said "Oh Smack! Taliban kills 10 US soldiers?"

      "And there are those who give and know not pain in giving, nor do they seek joy, nor give with mindfulness of virtue; They give as in yonder valley the myrtle breathes its fragrance into space" Khalil Gibran

      by bcdelta on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 02:01:16 PM PDT

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