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Old 06-28-2011, 12:24 PM   #1
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Hello and thank you :)

I've been a member for quite a while, but I chose to remain stealth until now. I wish to thank you all for help you have unknowingly provided. I'm a student of cognitive linguistics in Poland and I deal mainly with metaphors. I decided to write my MA thesis about metaphors people use when talking about cooking and food in general, and I found your forum to be a real treasure trove! Thank you so freaking much, because if it weren't for you, I'd never be able to gather enough material to analyse. You deserve a big chocolate cake :) Now that I already have my MA degree and some more free time, I may become a more active member of your incredible community :)


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Old 06-28-2011, 12:29 PM   #2
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Welcome to DC. Glad we could help.

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Old 06-28-2011, 12:30 PM   #3
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Old 06-28-2011, 12:48 PM   #4
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Holy Jeez! If you lernt yer English from me, you are in a heap of trouble.
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Old 06-28-2011, 01:24 PM   #5
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I will happily accept a big chocolate cake as payment! I am glad we were able to help you. I think that is pretty damn cool!
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Old 06-28-2011, 01:53 PM   #6
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Howdy and Welcome to D.C.!!
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Holy Jeez! If you lernt yer English from me, you are in a heap of trouble.
I reckon so, if he/she learnt any of my colloquialisms (See there...I kin use fancy words if'n I take a notion to... Jest showin' off)
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Old 06-28-2011, 01:59 PM   #7
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Welcome to DC. Boy, times have changed. When I used native speakers for a blind study group for my M.A. in Linguistics, I had to have signed releases from those the voluntary participants.
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