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Chris -- 2015-05-30
I’m talking about you, fifacoins.
Uphold is surely a mondegreen for appalled; it doesn’t make much sense. I don’t even want to think about upholing being anything but a mondegreen.
Last edited by David Bird (2015-10-05 18:37:47)
Upholed may not be so bad; more constricted perhaps, buttoned up, tightly laced even. Here’s an alternative simbling, temptingly rosy-cheeked:
As a Christian I was appled by the Church/State political rally of Bush Judgeship appointees.
Victorian England was appled by the violence and lewdness of the working classes.
I must say I was appled by the state of the lower levels of the base, which have been abandoned for years and we still didn’t have time to …