Wow just wow (skeptical meta-discussion)

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Re: Wow just wow (skeptical meta-discussion)

Post by Anaxagoras » Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:34 am

Nyarlathotep wrote:Chani has told me that I am definitely my mother's son because of my overuse of "And such" or worse, "And suchlike". Apparently, she overuses it a lot and so do I.
Japanese has a word that corresponds to "and suchlike": nado. It gets used and overused all the time, sometimes to the point where you have to ignore it when translating.
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Re: Wow just wow (skeptical meta-discussion)

Post by robinson » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:48 pm

I use it, but tongue in cheek
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