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101. Posted by Eleniki (Full Member 125 posts) 9y

Quoting Mel

Anyway, it is not ageist to call somebody old, unless the person doing the calling does not believe that old means wise.

No, indeed, you're right - it is not ageist to call somebody old. What is ageist though, and also condescending, are statements like this:
Quoting Mel

When people reach a certain age, they become resistant to change, even if the change would benefit everybody.
But having said that, older folk are valuable to society, because they have a lot of knowledge that they can pass on.
For example, I bet Isadora makes a great pumpkin pie.

And if it's milliseconds you're wanting to save by text speak, you'll not be wanting to add vowels unnecessarily, as in:

Quoting Mel

A person is only as old as they feel, and that is why I want to learn text messaging, at almost fourty years old.

(No, but seriously Mel, ARE you for real??)

102. Posted by Mel. (Travel Guru 4567 posts) 9y

Quoting Purdy

Purdy decides to enroll in basic literacy classes - with lessons given by her 7 year old neice!!

Did u spell niece wrongly as a joke, Purdy?
I think, it was dead funny. Many would probably not. Looks like we have something in common. Same sense of humour.

103. Posted by Q' (Travel Guru 1987 posts) 9y

Quoting Purdy

Jz l do a fll dys wrk (fr 1) n l cum bck 2 chk thds n its bdlm!

dat wrks 4 me. flly undrstdbl Hthr !!

104. Posted by Utrecht (Moderator 5596 posts) 9y

Quoting Purdy

(Now is that correct cos lm not really that cool and dont do text speak very well?)

What does that Greek Island have to do with this.....this is thread jacking And you spelt it wrong as well;)

105. Posted by Purdy (Travel Guru 3546 posts) 9y

Quoting Mel.

Quoting Purdy

Purdy decides to enroll in basic literacy classes - with lessons given by her 7 year old neice!!

Did u spell niece wrongly as a joke, Purdy?
I think, it was dead funny. Many would probably not. Looks like we have something in common. Same sense of humour.

Nope l just cant spell - never claimed l could!

106. Posted by Purdy (Travel Guru 3546 posts) 9y

Quoting Utrecht

Quoting Purdy

(Now is that correct cos lm not really that cool and dont do text speak very well?)

What does that Greek Island have to do with this.....this is thread jacking And you spelt it wrong as well;)

More evidence that l just cant spell - ask Isa l could never get Pirate/Priate right either!! Think that was me slipping into slang there Michael! (I know it should be Kos!!)

Sorry for the amount of vowels lm using - lm a kind of vowel freak!

107. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 9y

Quoting Purdy

Sorry for the amount of vowels lm using - lm a kind of vowel freak!

Cm n vr nd hv sm p, Hthr. W dnt cr f u cn spll r nt.
(The choices are pumpkin, rhubarb, French silk, cherry, pecan, banana cream and coconut cream.)

108. Posted by Q' (Travel Guru 1987 posts) 9y

Quoting Eleniki

(No, but seriously Mel, ARE you for real??)

psssttt Eleniki, james has a theory........

109. Posted by Purdy (Travel Guru 3546 posts) 9y

Quoting Isadora

Quoting Purdy

Sorry for the amount of vowels lm using - lm a kind of vowel freak!

Cm n vr nd hv sm p, Hthr. W dnt cr f u cn spll r nt.
(The choices are pumpkin, rhubarb, French silk, cherry, pecan, banana cream and coconut cream.)

Sitck teh pei ni teh oevn Ias - no ym wya!

110. Posted by Eleniki (Full Member 125 posts) 9y

Quoting Q'

psssttt Eleniki, james has a theory........

Yeah, I remember that theory. But E---z doesn't do the comma thing..... that'd be just too subtle, eh

[ Edit: Edited on Aug 14, 2007, at 1:33 PM by Eleniki ]

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