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dismally boring topics on English forum

Discussion in 'English' started by manc, May 2, 2012.

  1. manc

    manc New commenter

  2. manc

    manc New commenter

  3. Start one on
    the need to modernise English spelling
    the limited usefulness of phonics
    and sparks are bound to fly.
    O u could go to Opinion
    or read a book instead.
  4. manc

    manc New commenter

    Thank you.
    Read a book, eh? Good idea. Actually I do read AND, wait for it, look at the TES forums. I can do both. How's that for multi-tasking?
  5. manc

    manc New commenter

    the need to modernise English spelling
    the limited usefulness of phonics
    I'm not convinced that these topics would be an obvious antidote to boredom.
  6. Quite the opposite!
  7. manc

    manc New commenter

    <font size="3" face="Times New Roman">Anchovy: The TES English
    forum exciting? No it's not. It's dull. Dull. Dull. My God it's dull, it's so
    desperately dull and tedious and stuffy and boring and desperately DULL<font size="3">. </font>
    your posts suggest that you are an extremely dull person. You
    see, our experts describe it as an appallingly dull forum, unimaginative,
    timid, lacking in initiative, spineless, easily dominated, no sense of humour,
    tedious and irrepressibly drab and awful.</font> [/b]And whereas in most subject
    areas these would be considerable drawbacks, on the English subject forum they
    are a positive boon.


  8. Here's one- Do men make better heads of English than women?
  9. Clive_Candy

    Clive_Candy Occasional commenter

    One word answer: one syllable, three letters.
    Nothing to see here, move along please.
  10. anteater

    anteater New commenter

    They certainly could look more like the Harris tweed models of Michael Gove that manc has come up with as a nightmarish concept.
  11. manc

    manc New commenter

    I guess Clive Candy has provided a modium of interest by intriguing us with his three-letter monosyllabic reply. What can it be?
  12. wrldtrvlr123

    wrldtrvlr123 Occasional commenter

    In keeping with the mood of the thread (such as it is), I'm going to guess, "meh".

  13. anteater

    anteater New commenter

    Oh, I assumed it was something obvious and that it was just me that didn't know what it meant.
    How about "Noo..."?
  14. I'm going to controversially suggest that "Noo" has two syllables.
  15. manc

    manc New commenter

    What, as in, 'no-er'?
  16. manc

    manc New commenter

    Come back, Clive. Put us out of our misery. In the beginning was the word. But the word was without form, and void. Only you can let there be light in the darkness.
  17. GloriaSunshine

    GloriaSunshine New commenter

    Or 'Nah'? Could by 'Nay'.
  18. manc

    manc New commenter

    Does it actually make any sense in context?
  19. Hog.
  20. Clive_Candy

    Clive_Candy Occasional commenter

    I was planning on holding out till the question had been forgotten but, as you're so keen, the answer rhymes with one of the words (I won't tell you which) in the title (and, again, I won't tell you which) of a Hardy novel. It's a poser, I know.

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