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Old May 10th 2014, 8:16 am
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Originally Posted by steveq
What's he want to major in ?
His major is graphic design - they spread the gen. ed. out over 4 years where he is.
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Originally Posted by Sally Redux
His major is graphic design - they spread the gen. ed. out over 4 years where he is.
Maths is never wasted in the visual arts, never know when the ability to control shapes and images on the fly, programmably will be used if he is studying graphic design.
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Originally Posted by kimilseung
Maths is never wasted in the visual arts, never know when the ability to control shapes and images on the fly, programmably will be used if he is studying graphic design.
That's true.
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Originally Posted by Yorkieabroad
In the store last night there was a display of scent warmer thingies for Mothers Day....all the usual scents...vanilla, cookies, bluebonnet so etc etc. And Texas Cowboy.....that was a double WTF moment..."what the f" does a Texas Cowboy smell like (I can only imagine) and "why the f" would you want that in your house ....?
Did they have Turkish Wrestler?
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Originally Posted by kimilseung
Maths is never wasted in the visual arts, never know when the ability to control shapes and images on the fly, programmably will be used if he is studying graphic design.
That's a word? (adv.?)
Not in OED
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Originally Posted by Sally Redux
Did they have Turkish Wrestler?


Sounds like a candy bar. Something that would pull all your fillings out.
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Originally Posted by MMcD
That's a word? (adv.?)
Not in OED
Looking at it again I think he meant 'probably', but I read it as having something to do with programming animated images.
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Originally Posted by Yorkieabroad
...... And Texas Cowboy.....that was a double WTF moment..."what the f" does a Texas Cowboy smell like (I can only imagine) and "why the f" would you want that in your house ....?
Maybe it's extraheavy duty fragrance blended with Lysol spray to mask the odour of a Texas Cowboy?
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Originally Posted by MMcD
That's a word? (adv.?)
Not in OED
If it wasn't, it is now, cause I just coined it. Maybe I have been in the US too long, they seem to have a habit of making up words.

I did mean using programming. It was terrible grammar anyway.

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Originally Posted by kimilseung
If it wasn't, it is now, cause I just coined it. Maybe I have been in the US too long, 1. they seem to have a habit of making up words.
Guilty as charged

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I did mean using programming.
Oh, I knew that...just thought I'd come upon a fellow word-distorter...I take a perverse delight in doing that, simpler than putting the brain to deeper use
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Originally Posted by MMcD
Why?
Easy peasy/super simples:

To evoke "The Proustian Effect"!
See here: It's perfect for when that Lonesome Texas Cowgal is home alone on the range with just the deer and the antelope to play with....'cause her Bronco Buster Texas Cowguy's either on a fortnight's tour of the rodeo circuit or else marooned for a month on an offshore oil rig.

With "Texas Cowboy Smell Scent Warmer (matches included)" the stink of her Bronco Billy will permeate the lonesome emptiness ("a little dab 'll do ya").

Light up, lamp off, close your eyes Texas Cowgal, just breathe deeply and .....sweet dreams, sweetie.......snoooozzzzzzzzzzz, your guy's right there, everywhere, all over the room...keep breathing deeeply...

"My candle burns at both ends...." *

*Edna St.Vincent Millay:

“My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends—
It gives a lovely light!”


Oh...almost forgot....Happy Mother's Day
You been smoking something even weirder than a Texas Cowboy...?
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Originally Posted by kimilseung
If it wasn't, it is now, cause I just coined it. Maybe I have been in the US too long, they seem to have a habit of making up words. .....
Mostly to "fill a gap" already occupied by another perfectly good word, such as "normalcy" and similar abominations.
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Originally Posted by Sally Redux
Did they have Turkish Wrestler?
Only the jockstrap...
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Originally Posted by Yorkieabroad
You been smoking something even weirder than a Texas Cowboy...?
Me?
Nope
Never
Just get high on my own nuttiness and riff from there
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Originally Posted by Pulaski
Maybe it's extraheavy duty fragrance blended with Lysol spray to mask the odour of a Texas Cowboy?
Lke everything, you can get them on EBay.

http://stores.ebay.com/Favorite-Scen...i.html?_fsub=2
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