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  • DanStokes
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    Monk - I wondered about that, too. We don't grow them here. Just Psalm trees.

    Dan

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  • Monk
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    Originally posted by DanStokes
    I thought "parsimonious" meant "like a preacher".

    Dan
    Nah.........they grow on trees here in Missouri
    and are bitter as hell if you eat 'em green........makes
    your mouth pucker

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    with today's world of internet look up..
    would it kill ya to learn a new word?
    plus.. it fulfills the educational content requirement..

    it might have just been that new work you learn and use alot ,because of the newness of it..
    and he wrote the story in that time period... so it ended up in it..
    whatever the reason.. it got you to talk about it ;)

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  • DanStokes
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    I thought "parsimonious" meant "like a preacher".

    Dan

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  • dieselgeek
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    Originally posted by boxer3main
    parsimounious :
    I think that goes on chicken.
    said the guy whose posts read like a William Shakespeare ode to Karl Benz!

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  • Barry Donovan
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    parsimounious :
    I think that goes on chicken.

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  • Scott Liggett
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    Yeah, but Groucho was just fine with Gray Baskervilles totally made up words.
    Originally posted by groucho
    This is a word Jeff Smith uses in the current Car Craft. I've voiced my views on big words in "car guy" mags before....and I won't stop. Who in the are you trying to impress? Who in the do you expect to know that word? I'm sick and tired of it. Yeah, I know I'm not well versed on big words. But, I know my way around a wrench, and that's all that really matters to me. As I've written in the past......I understood MORE magazine "writings" in the 60's, as a child, than I do now. And I truly believe that's "wrong" on many levels. I appologize for the "F"-bombs...but they accurately reflect how I feel
    Here's a nice short answer to what that word means. Have fun reading.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parsimonious

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  • Junk Whisperer
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    You can take the Italian out of the Bronx,but ya can't take the Bronx out of the Italian........... :D ;D! Git 'em Grouch-Oh! Jeff Smith must've been 'an Ivy-League Proffesor in a previous life,WHATEVER you DO 'G',DO NOT read the Issue with His gold 'Barn Find' '67 Z/28 on the Cover......you've been WARNED ;D :D ;)! ~J/W.

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  • dieselgeek
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    It won't hurt to go look a word up every now and then. Thank Jeff for expanding your lexicon, groucho!

    (coincidentally, if you haven't met Jeff - you should try, he's a way cool guy)

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  • realsteelfreak
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    I guess it would have been just to hard to say ''very frugal or ungenerous''.

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  • groucho
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    Parsimonious? REALLY?

    This is a word Jeff Smith uses in the current Car Craft. I've voiced my views on big words in "car guy" mags before....and I won't stop. Who in the freak are you trying to impress? Who in the freak do you expect to know that word? I'm sick and tired of it. Yeah, I know I'm not well versed on big words. But, I know my way around a wrench, and that's all that really matters to me. As I've written in the past......I understood MORE magazine "writings" in the 60's, as a child, than I do now. And I truly believe that's "wrong" on many levels. I appologize for the "F"-bombs...but they accurately reflect how I feel



    come on Grouch....
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