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The usage of "well"

  1. Apr 16, 2017 #26

    OCR

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    :ok:... I finally caught this...[COLOR=#black].[/COLOR] lol
    gleem has it right, though, misuse is the correct word...[COLOR=#black].[/COLOR] :gradcap:

    For your pun to work, gleem would have had to use the word missus... it was a pun, right ? [COLOR=#black].[/COLOR] :peacesign:
     
  2. Apr 16, 2017 #27
    Another interjection which is quite popular in a response to a question by a politician and IMO more irritating that "well" is "look" easily interpreted as "What don't you get".
     
  3. Apr 16, 2017 #28

    Mark44

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    Well, that is a hole in the ground into which water collects. :oldbiggrin:
     
  4. Apr 16, 2017 #29

    WWGD

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    I am writing a book on jokes that only work verbally but not in writing, sort of within the family of no-joke jokes, but not quite.
     
  5. Apr 18, 2017 #30
    Thanks, that's a good read.
     
  6. Apr 18, 2017 #31

    WWGD

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    Well!!
     
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