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#1 2014-05-04 09:39:13

JuanTwoThree
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Registered: 2009-08-15
Posts: 335

A Tied Wad

Ever since I’ve been a tied wad and money really lost its luster.

I’m such a tied wad when it comes to medi-gel

Old tied wad!!!

It works well, if you ask me.

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#2 2014-05-04 20:50:55

burred
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From: Montreal
Registered: 2008-03-17
Posts: 951

Re: A Tied Wad

Grade A. The roundtripper of tongue tight.

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#3 2014-05-05 16:38:06

DavidTuggy
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From: Mexico
Registered: 2007-10-12
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Re: A Tied Wad

Yes, very nice!

It does seem like tied and tight ought to be etymologically related back of all that, but it was all a long time ago … the etymology sites don’t link them, but they both peter out at the “Germanic” stage, and the ancestral meanings of “tie(d)” and “dense, compact” aren’t all that close.


*If the human mind were simple enough for us to understand,
we would be too simple-minded to understand it* .

(Possible Corollary: it is, and we are .)

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