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#1 2011-12-03 18:32:52

David Bird
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From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
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We shall overcalm

You can become overexcited; some think that you can also be overcalm. Most of the hits refer to quelling negative emotions. Overcalm specifies the outcome, unlike “overcome”.

about the grand presentation when its time for our group i was really scared to say anything but i overcalm by talking to somone and i overcalm it and try to talk normally :DD
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#2 2011-12-05 00:28:12

DavidTuggy
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Re: We shall overcalm

David Bird wrote:

Overcalm specifies the outcome, unlike “overcome”.

Maybe (sometimes, for some perple) it specifies the means as well: winning through quiet resistance, keeping your calm longer than the other guy can stand. Ya think?


*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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