Author Topic: Quoting out of Context  (Read 138367 times)

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Re: Quoting out of Context
« Reply #281 on: September 16, 2009, 10:17:52 PM »
toot the Canadian horn all freaking day long

Thats what hesaid

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Re: Quoting out of Context
« Reply #282 on: September 17, 2009, 08:41:15 AM »

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Re: Quoting out of Context
« Reply #283 on: September 17, 2009, 10:30:46 PM »
There's no deceit in the cauliflower.

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Re: Quoting out of Context
« Reply #284 on: September 17, 2009, 11:38:04 PM »
Ah! I do believe this would be the first time I've been cooked, if I may coin the term. (cooked... QOOC'd (Quoted out of context)).  ;D

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Re: Quoting out of Context
« Reply #285 on: September 18, 2009, 01:39:27 PM »
Quote from: jbissell
@baldingangrily wow, this is the first time anyone has #ff -ed me!
I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: Quoting out of Context
« Reply #286 on: September 18, 2009, 05:05:59 PM »
"And if thou refuse to let them go, behold, I will smite all thy borders with frogs" - Exodus 8:2 KJV
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Re: Quoting out of Context
« Reply #287 on: September 19, 2009, 02:00:16 AM »
Quote from: nikki finke
"Steven (Spielberg) worships Dick," an insider told me tonight.
« Last Edit: September 19, 2009, 12:01:03 PM by _Keith_ »

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Re: Quoting out of Context
« Reply #288 on: September 19, 2009, 03:19:23 AM »
Yo Keith. You really read her bloggoid? You could at least spell her name right. She owns this town in a way.
I'm like Cold Stone: you either like me, love me, or gotta have me.

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Re: Quoting out of Context
« Reply #289 on: September 19, 2009, 10:26:30 AM »
Quote from: nikki fink
"Steven (Spielberg) worships Dick," an insider told me tonight.


it would be better as

Steven [Spielberg] worships Dick, without the insider addition - we're selling the sizzle, not the steak
But I wish the public could, in the midst of its pleasures, see how blatantly it is being spoon-fed, and ask for slightly better dreams. 
                        - Iris Barry from "The Public's Pleasure" (1926)