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Old May 9th 2010, 12:34 pm
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Originally Posted by kporte View Post
Despite the cost of living, have you noticed how popular it remains?
it'll never catch on in a big way though!
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Old May 9th 2010, 1:25 pm
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Originally Posted by iamthecreaturefromuranus View Post
Well I tried a search for my local IGA but obviously nobody could be bothered taking pictures of what is basically a corner shop.

On the plus side I did see some very nice pictures of Iga, who seems to be a Russian 'glamour model'
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Old May 9th 2010, 2:16 pm
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best read this then... it would seem that milk is as good for your health as smoking arsenic laced crack while lowering yourself into a wood chipper.

http://www.notmilk.com/
I love milk - mmm, tastes goood.
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Originally Posted by billabongbunyip View Post
City comparison for you:

http://www.7perth.com.au/view/today-...0090828181500/

If you live in a remote area - you pay more.

And Perth is pretty remote.
Some points:

From your link, I bought these teabags for $7.49 this week in Perth.
I don't buy any of the other stuff on your list apart from the Rinse Aid - like $2 for Coles brand. A shit, who gives one.
On a basket of goods, Perth is $3-odd more expensive than Melbourne - whoopee doo. Kind of shows that the COL is very similar in all capital cities.
Costco is only in Melbourne.
Sure groceries are expensive here, but we all eat well - nobody is starving and if you are malnutritioned then you are a f**kwit or have parents who are ******s.
Don't let the price of groceries rule your life - the good points if Australia outweigh the high COL in my opinion. There are better things to worry about.
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Old May 9th 2010, 11:01 pm
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Originally Posted by AllGoode View Post
Kind of you, I'm sure, to turn up on cue and offer your deluminating thought.
I would if 'deluminating' was a real word.
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Old May 10th 2010, 12:00 am
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I would if 'deluminating' was a real word.
A word for forged specially for you, me lud. To guide you through life.
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Old May 10th 2010, 1:46 am
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Originally Posted by Lord_Farquar View Post
I would if 'deluminating' was a real word.
1. deluminate
The opposite of illuminate.
To dim or "turn down" (as in lighting)
The room was too bright, so Jodi asked me to deluminate it.

As far back as 2003
 
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Originally Posted by ABCDiamond View Post
1. deluminate
The opposite of illuminate.
To dim or "turn down" (as in lighting)
The room was too bright, so Jodi asked me to deluminate it.

As far back as 2003
Source?

I think you knicked it from the Urban Dictionary!

I bet you can't find it in a real dictionary.

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Originally Posted by Lord_Farquar View Post
Source?

I think you knicked it from the Urban Dictionary!

I bet you can't find it in a real dictionary.
Almost as good as 'upcycling' (not just recycling, but make something better).
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Old May 10th 2010, 2:43 am
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Originally Posted by Lord_Farquar View Post
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I think you knicked it from the Urban Dictionary!

I bet you can't find it in a real dictionary.
Same as this word ....

Urban Dictionary: knicked
knicked - 2 definitions - 1) to steal 2) to get caught.


I think we all use 'new' words, without realising we are changing the language.
 
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Same as this word ....

Urban Dictionary: knicked
knicked - 2 definitions - 1) to steal 2) to get caught.


I think we all use 'new' words, without realising we are changing the language.
Was a typo. I am not claiming it is a new word.

I note you haven't found a real definition of deluminate yet.

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Old May 10th 2010, 2:58 am
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Originally Posted by Lord_Farquar View Post
Was a typo. I am not claiming it is a new word.

I note you haven't found a real definition of deluminate yet.
They are both in the Urban dictionary, although the word deluminate has been used fairly commonly since about 2003. Whereas knicked appears to be only from about 2009.

There are actually quite a few words used these days that are not in any official dictionary.
 
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Originally Posted by ABCDiamond View Post

There are actually quite a few words used these days that are not in any official dictionary.

Right. So deluminate is not a real word. Agreed.

P.s. I can't believe you are using the Urban Dictionary to support your argument!
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Old May 10th 2010, 3:08 am
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Originally Posted by Lord_Farquar View Post
Right. So deluminate is not a real word. Agreed.

P.s. I can't believe you are using the Urban Dictionary to support your argument!
I am not arguing it is right, just saying it is in use.
I had to check it because I have heard the word before, and wondered about it's genuineness.

But the point being that new words are coming into effect all the time, and we can't pick up on every word used that isn't in an official dictionary, can we ?

But I suppose we can try........
 
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Originally Posted by ABCDiamond View Post
I am not arguing it is right, just saying it is in use.
I had to check it because I have heard the word before, and wondered about it's genuineness.

But the point being that new words are coming into effect all the time, and we can't pick up on every word used that isn't in an official dictionary, can we ?

But I suppose we can try........
No apostrophe needed.
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