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“I’m Randy D, do you think that I would approve of YOUR message?”


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Posted - November 8

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  • 6420
    Shouldn't it say, 'if your aunt became your uncle...', instead of 'were'?  I mean, "chop shops" are the norm these days.

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      November 8, 2020 11:47 AM MST
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  • 38487

     

      Well, let’s analyze your query as to choice of wording. If the gist is that the aunt started out as an aunt and then some type of conversion or change took place wherein she materializes as the income, then the word “became” appears to be wholly appropriate. If on the other hand the gist is that the aunt started out from the beginning as the uncle and no alteration took place, the word “were” is wholly appropriate. Thank you for the opportunity to delve into it in further depth, amigo mío.



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      November 8, 2020 2:33 PM MST
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  • 6450
    Yes, of course! You aren't so bad, you act all mean and tough but really you are a nice guy deep down. Your bark is worse than your bite I think.... hope :p
      November 8, 2020 11:53 AM MST
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  • 380
    But no still means yes - Right? 
      November 8, 2020 12:05 PM MST
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  • 38487

     

      Grrrrrrr, you again!



      November 8, 2020 2:35 PM MST
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  • 380
    I know you'll figure it out 
      November 8, 2020 2:37 PM MST
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  • 38487

     

      November 8, 2020 3:56 PM MST
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  • 11207
    Vegemite is not murder, it's ambrosia. Right up there with avocados.

    (No, Randy D does NOT approve this message.)
      November 8, 2020 2:55 PM MST
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