A Conversation for Writing Right with Dmitri: Know your Audience

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Vip

It's the little things, isn't it. Such a little thing...

smiley - fairy


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Freshly Vaccinated

smiley - laugh The Germans say, 'God lives in the details.' smiley - winkeye


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aka Bel - A87832164

smiley - shhh It's the devil who's in the details here. smiley - winkeye


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Freshly Vaccinated

smiley - rofl I heard people say it was 'der liebe Gott'.


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aka Bel - A87832164

Maybe it's a regional thing? Usually, we say it when something is tricky, not easy to see, or somebody is trying to cheat on you. And naturally, it's the smiley - devil who is to blame. smiley - winkeye


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Freshly Vaccinated

smiley - rofl Maybe Rheinlanders are secret smiley - devil worshippers? smiley - run


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Freshly Vaccinated

Aha! Here's a Hamburger doing it:

http://extern.historicum.net/liwi/2005/liwi2005-03.htm


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aka Bel - A87832164

From what I can catch at a glimpse, this is meant in a positive way in that article. smiley - smiley Anyway, whether god or devil, it's all the same to me. smiley - biggrin


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Freshly Vaccinated

That line is positively poetic, Bel. smiley - winkeye


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aka Bel - A87832164

smiley - biggrin

Oh, have you ever noticed that if you take away a letter from devil and add a letter (not the same letter, alas) to god you get good and evil? smiley - laugh


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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Freshly Vaccinated

smiley - laugh No, I hadn't. You're too clever for me.


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aka Bel - A87832164

Not clever, I guess it's just the way I read (which is why I often misread words - I don't look at the single letters). smiley - laugh


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