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xtxrn--I sure wish I could meet you in real life. You have so much wisdom, insight, and humor.:coollook:

Thanks :) I wish I could meet you and the folks here on Central, also (and some on AN). It's neat to be able to interact though :heartbeat

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I'm wondering about something.....Don't they still teach sentence structure and how to write a paragraph in school? I think I learned that like in 4th grade. Just sayin'

That's because you and I went to school in the Jurassic period, when the acquisition of such skills was not a 'frill' but an expectation. What's funny is, my older kids were also taught how to diagram sentences and write an essay fit to read; the younger ones, unfortunately, were not and they can barely make out a decent grocery list, although the youngest boy can at least spell correctly (and he spins a GREAT yarn when you get him chatting about the situations he encounters at work as a CNA and med aide). They came of age smack in the middle of the technology revolution that gave us text-speak and Twitter, and so they only know how to convey their thoughts in writing with: "

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That's because you and I went to school in the Jurassic period, when the acquisition of such skills was not a 'frill' but an expectation. What's funny is, my older kids were also taught how to diagram sentences and write an essay fit to read; the younger ones, unfortunately, were not and they can barely make out a decent grocery list, although the youngest boy can at least spell correctly (and he spins a GREAT yarn when you get him chatting about the situations he encounters at work as a CNA and med aide). They came of age smack in the middle of the technology revolution that gave us text-speak and Twitter, and so they only know how to convey their thoughts in writing with: "

Well NOW the secret is out......we're dinosaurs :D

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Well NOW the secret is out......we're dinosaurs :D

Tyrannosaurus rex, at your service :lol2:

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Tyrannosaurus rex, at your service :lol2:

Brontosaurus hanging in the background :D

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xtxrn--I sure wish I could meet you in real life. You have so much wisdom, insight, and humor.:coollook:

Hey, Hospice and xtxrn.....what am I, chopped liver????????????????????????????????????????

Notice the proper use of the question mark...don't I have humor too??? Gosh, I thought you two were part of my AN posse! (with some of the other "nuts" that chime in to our warped senses of humor)...don't you want to meet me too??? I may have to go eat some worms....:crying2:

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Hey, Hospice and xtxrn.....what am I, chopped liver????????????????????????????????????????

Notice the proper use of the question mark...don't I have humor too??? Gosh, I thought you two were part of my AN posse! (with some of the other "nuts" that chime in to our warped senses of humor)...don't you want to meet me too??? I may have to go eat some worms....:crying2:

Of course we want to meet you :) And if you were chopped liver, I would NEVER say that :D Worms aren't bad when mixed in cookies (don't ask :eek:) but no need :heartbeat:heartbeat:heartbeat:up::yeah::redpinkhe:redbeathe:o:clown:

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:yawn::clown::heartbeat:jester::yeah::eek:

hey, hospice and xtxrn.....what am i, chopped liver????????????????????????????????????????

notice the proper use of the question mark...don't i have humor too??? gosh, i thought you two were part of my an posse! (with some of the other "nuts" that chime in to our warped senses of humor)...don't you want to meet me too??? i may have to go eat some worms....:crying2:

oh no!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! not the worms!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! of course i want to meet you, too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

:d:idea::cool::crying2::o:yawn::nurse::yeah:

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:yawn::clown::heartbeat:jester::yeah::eek:

oh no!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! not the worms!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! of course i want to meet you, too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

:d:idea::cool::crying2::o:yawn::nurse::yeah:

 

i know where you have been tonight :d !!!!!!!!!!:jester::up::heartbeat:eek::d:

 

i actually got dinged for too many smilies when posting this- hmmmpphhhh

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Ok, I feel better now...I always look forward to hearing from you guys..and like I mentioned before a few of the other-um, how shall I put this-um "special" people with whom I have made an AN acquaintance:D

Since we got "busted" with the other thread and now banished to this site, I hope the others will soon follow:)

In the meantime, I hope you guys are having a groovy weekend:D:cool::o:):rolleyes::coollook::clown::up::cool::redbeathe:paw::loveya::icon_roll:jester:

It's also nice that you are both night owls like me...I just start coming alive as the sun sets..maybe I am part vampire??

Not sleepy at all:yawn: (notice the judicious use of the smilie)

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Ok, I feel better now...I always look forward to hearing from you guys..and like I mentioned before a few of the other-um, how shall I put this-um "special" people with whom I have made an AN acquaintance:D

Since we got "busted" with the other thread and now banished to this site, I hope the others will soon follow:)

In the meantime, I hope you guys are having a groovy weekend:D:cool::o:):rolleyes::coollook::clown::up::cool::redbeathe:paw::loveya::icon_roll:jester:

It's also nice that you are both night owls like me...I just start coming alive as the sun sets..maybe I am part vampire??

Not sleepy at all:yawn: (notice the judicious use of the smilie)

You were 3 smilies away from being whacked on the knuckles by the computer gods! :D (oh- only 2 left now) Living on the edge, I say !!!111!!!

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Hmmm, I notice that both of you (Hospice and xtxrn) have psych/cd backgrounds and of course you have the hospice thing going on too...I have the same background...are we Birds of a Feather? Peas in a Pod? or just plain warped?????11????!!!!11!!!!???:jester:

(I remembered the eleventyeleven)

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