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Postby Matdragon » Wed May 15, 2013 11:24 pm

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This thread is designed to be helpful for those who require the meaning of certain terms that arn't explained, if you have any questions or feel it necessary to add am item to the list please feel free to PM me :)

MFU - Multi Function Unit - One of the two main control units in Tamiya tanks.
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Postby Ragnar » Sat May 19, 2018 1:40 am

Arn’t Ain’t a word :haha:
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Postby jarndice » Sat May 19, 2018 7:23 am

Hi, In English English, ARN'T is short for ARE NOT,
In American English who knows? :haha:
Ain't Isn't a word but Isn't is short for is not. :haha:
This is according to the Bibliography in volume two of the Compact edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. :crazy:
Because English is a constantly evolving language what the dictionary defines as either proper or not today, tomorrow any improper word through common usage would then become proper, Unlike Latin where such definitions are pretty much unbending.
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Postby wibblywobbly » Sat May 19, 2018 12:44 pm

Was this thread unearthed by the RCTW Gravediggers Association?...jeez!

I ain't got nowt more to say on the subject. Speaking of which how often do you hear that phrase?

"I ain't got no money" etc.

If 'I' haven't got 'no' mon :crazy: ey.

This is not the same as:

"I haven't got some money".

Nor is it the same as:

"I have got no money".

"I haven't got no money" is actually saying:

"I have some money".

Don't get me started on:

"I have this like tank, that I like, because it's like a good tank, like, like most good tanks are, like"...never have I ever understood how or why anyone thought that completely decimating the English language in that way was a great idea.
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Postby Ragnar » Sun May 20, 2018 1:49 am

Ahhh,spelling.... well remember Spelling with Darnell, DEFENSE! ......Darnell jumped over De fence!! :haha:
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Postby Estnische » Mon May 21, 2018 7:59 am

Oh! Can we talk about apostrophe's please? Please?
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Postby forgebear » Mon May 21, 2018 8:31 am

why is abbreviation such a long word :thumbup:
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Postby Estnische » Mon May 21, 2018 8:40 am

I've told you a million times, don't exaggerate!
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Postby forgebear » Mon May 21, 2018 5:33 pm

good point :thumbup:
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Postby Estnische » Mon May 21, 2018 9:43 pm

Contagious.

Little Irish girl was in class, and said her Dad saw this silly bugger painting his front door with a tiny wee brush. He said it would take the contagious.
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Postby Jimster » Thu Aug 01, 2019 5:39 pm

Now that’s bad.

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Postby Son of a gun-ner » Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:06 pm

Fascinate.

Although Paddy had nine buttons on his duffel coat, he could only fascinate. . . .
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Postby Harry Serpent » Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:51 pm

discombobulated :eh:
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Postby Harry Serpent » Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:52 pm

:crazy:
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Postby Son of a gun-ner » Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:01 pm

Harry Serpent wrote:discombobulated :eh:

Does that mean duplicate poster :think:
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Postby wibblywobbly » Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:00 pm

Pull the other one, it tintinabulates.
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Postby Son of a gun-ner » Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:51 pm

wibblywobbly wrote:Pull the other one, it tintinabulates.

Such a frightful tinny sounding word, you're better off sticking to woody sounding words!
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Postby Jimster » Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:07 pm

He said woody.

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Postby Son of a gun-ner » Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:13 pm

Jimster wrote:He said woody.

Yep, and funny enough, I've got a woody too. . . .
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Postby Jimster » Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:53 am

I won’t mention the hands.

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