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What's "slop"?

Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Thu Nov 29th, 2007 at 02:32:59 PM EST
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slop


  1. Spilled or splashed liquid.
  2. Soft mud or slush.
  3. Unappetizing watery food or soup.
  4. Waste food used to feed pigs or other animals; swill. Often used in the plural.
  5. Mash remaining after alcohol distillation. Often used in the plural.
  6. Human excrement. Often used in the plural.
  7. Repulsively effusive writing or speech; drivel.


"Pretending that you already know the answer when you don't is not actually very helpful." ~Migeru.
by poemless on Thu Nov 29th, 2007 at 03:07:55 PM EST
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I really don't understand what that comment meant.

Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Thu Nov 29th, 2007 at 03:21:36 PM EST
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Mine?  

I don't understand Frank's comment, myself...  What did I say?  Was it the love poem to Putin?   Hey, I'm free to love whomever I choose; no one has to agree with me...  The snarkiness of my response to his questions?  I did try to answer them honestly...  Basic miscommunication?  The "someone" thing is confusing...

Why would anyone want to me mean to me?  </ sniff>

I hope he sticks around and clears things up...

"Pretending that you already know the answer when you don't is not actually very helpful." ~Migeru.

by poemless on Thu Nov 29th, 2007 at 03:30:56 PM EST
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No his. I'm not sure he was being mean to you. Well, we can just chalk this one up as one of those comments not to be understood.

Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Thu Nov 29th, 2007 at 03:41:46 PM EST
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Maybe he meant meaning 7 as synonym for your handle?

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.
by DoDo on Thu Nov 29th, 2007 at 03:50:22 PM EST
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Do you think I write drivel, DoDo?  

The thing is, I'm really not thin skinned.  Or up for some good debate (frankly, I'm patiently waiting for someone to challenge me on my Russian stuff, I'm practically picking a fight, but there are no takers...)  But I know that while I may be completely and utterly wrong about most everything, I am a good writer.  That I know.   It's a fact!  And accusations to the contrary must be defended!!  LOL.

"Pretending that you already know the answer when you don't is not actually very helpful." ~Migeru.

by poemless on Thu Nov 29th, 2007 at 04:11:59 PM EST
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It's an (almost) anagram of poemless. Frank probably does the Times crossword. Sample clue:

5 across : Some slop got mixed for the barren bard. (8)

(No, he's not calling you a barren bard... And yes, I know, it's an anagram of poemloss. Or poomless. Whatever. Pretend not to notice.)

by afew (afew(a in a circle)eurotrib_dot_com) on Thu Nov 29th, 2007 at 04:14:10 PM EST
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OK - my deepest apologies for the confusion.  I was rushing out the door and thought that poemless might be an anagram for something - and in my rush I didn't notice that it wasn't in fact an exact anagram of "some slop".  No insult intended.  The truth is much more prosaic.  i was sloppy in my writing. I blame the onset of dyslexia myself.  I didn't think that anyone who could write so eloquently about (ras)Putin could possibly be described as poemless.  

You are indeed a poet,
even if you do not know it.

Index of Frank's Diaries

by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Thu Nov 29th, 2007 at 05:11:49 PM EST
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See, told you we have ways of making people come around.

;)

Seriously, though, sorry for any confusion.

"Pretending that you already know the answer when you don't is not actually very helpful." ~Migeru.

by poemless on Thu Nov 29th, 2007 at 05:14:58 PM EST
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All's well that ends well!

Hey, Grandma Moses started late!
by LEP on Thu Nov 29th, 2007 at 05:34:05 PM EST
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So you've stopped shaking then? ;)

sorry...  I tease...

"Pretending that you already know the answer when you don't is not actually very helpful." ~Migeru.

by poemless on Thu Nov 29th, 2007 at 05:37:02 PM EST
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