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You are unaware of this software functionality?

Thank you, MarketTrustee. I see that you know what you are talking about and follow your reasoning. It's just that these practical applications don't belong to the realm of my interests. I'm on the lazy user side.

You will eventually sort out among the site's editors how or if this place would benefit from change and whether it would be worth the effort.

by Lily (put - lilyalmond - here <a> yahaah.france) on Sun May 31st, 2009 at 02:03:41 PM EST
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So I gather.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sun May 31st, 2009 at 03:33:23 PM EST
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What would you mean by
I gather.
?

I like that you value the evolutionary importance of diversity.
 

by Lily (put - lilyalmond - here <a> yahaah.france) on Sun May 31st, 2009 at 03:54:46 PM EST
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To gather (v.) American colloquial expression, is to affirm a truth from foregoing statements; to collect disperate strands to an agreeable result; as to gather wool is to daydream, to speculate.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sun May 31st, 2009 at 04:32:40 PM EST
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It could have meant, "So, I gather my charts and walk off - if you still resist the exploration of software functionalities!"
by Lily (put - lilyalmond - here <a> yahaah.france) on Sun May 31st, 2009 at 05:10:54 PM EST
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It could have meant that if you agree with "words mean what I want them to mean at the time I say them, nothing more and nothing less" position from Alice in Wonderland.

Otherwise, "So I gather", with no direct object, is a stock phrase that only means one thing.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Sun May 31st, 2009 at 05:29:08 PM EST
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Thanks. I should actually return to English "Wonderland" since the linguistic feeling is fading.
by Lily (put - lilyalmond - here <a> yahaah.france) on Sun May 31st, 2009 at 05:39:01 PM EST
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