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    Quote Originally Posted by SueEllen View Post
    And plenty don't.
    So if plenty do and plenty don't, it is a false dichotomy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladyuk View Post
    So if plenty do and plenty don't, it is a false dichotomy.
    Not necessarily, plenty /= most or a majority, just that there is enough to satisfy a need, be it physical or opinion. Both guilty of using a noun where a comparative adjective would be more appropriate.
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    “I've always figured that if God wanted us to go to church a lot, he'd have given us bigger behinds to sit on and smaller heads to think with."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibbon View Post
    Not necessarily, plenty /= most or a majority, just that there is enough to satisfy a need, be it physical or opinion. Both guilty of using a noun where a comparative adjective would be more appropriate.
    Plenty defines the number at least >0, so it is a false dichotomy. 'Plenty' in this context is a pronoun, not a noun, and is correct and sufficient to define a false dichotomy.

    Regrettably, you are displaying a lack of education. It is a pity nobody took the trouble to teach you some Latin.
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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladyuk View Post
    Plenty defines the number at least >0, so it is a false dichotomy. 'Plenty' in this context is a pronoun, not a noun, and is correct and sufficient to define a false dichotomy.

    Regrettably, you are displaying a lack of education. It is a pity nobody took the trouble to teach you some Latin.
    To be fair, I thought he was doing OK, for an ape...you could maybe chuck him a banana ffs...
    His heart is in the right place - shame we can't say the same about his brain...

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    Quote Originally Posted by northernladyuk View Post
    Plenty defines the number at least >0, so it is a false dichotomy. 'Plenty' in this context is a pronoun, not a noun, and is correct and sufficient to define a false dichotomy.

    Regrettably, you are displaying a lack of education. It is a pity nobody took the trouble to teach you some Latin.
    Show me that proof. Plenty is not a mathematical function. Can you imagine a requirement: 'give the engine plenty of fuel'.

    Nice jibe on the Latin, are you published? I am, perhaps we could exchange papers, mine's on Horace odes 3.14.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibbon View Post
    Show me that proof. Plenty is not a mathematical function. Can you imagine a requirement: 'give the engine plenty of fuel'.
    You mean like the requirements plenty of us get from business users until we nail them down?


    Quote Originally Posted by Gibbon View Post
    Nice jibe on the Latin, are you published? I am, perhaps we could exchange papers, mine's on Horace odes 3.14.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Gibbon View Post
    Show me that proof. Plenty is not a mathematical function. Can you imagine a requirement: 'give the engine plenty of fuel'.

    Nice jibe on the Latin, are you published? I am, perhaps we could exchange papers, mine's on Horace odes 3.14.
    Apologies. I just assumed you were uneducated from your poor grasp of grammar. Plenty is a pronoun in the context used. It could stand for either countable countable nouns.
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    some bloke phoned in to LBC and was saying we should have gone there, arrested her and try to rehabilitate her. I was visualising Rimmer



    It would have been funny if wasn't so serious.

    She wanted to been seen as a soldier she got to die as one. Good riddance. Drones may well be the nuclear alternative for terrorists, making sure they just don't bother, however we do need to keep an eye on them.
    "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

    I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vetran View Post
    some bloke phoned in to LBC and was saying we should have gone there, arrested her and try to rehabilitate her.
    That's cos she was a blonde haired blue eyed woman who obviously can't be evil.

    Anyone who tried to arrest her would be dead.

    A terrorist is a terrorist regardless of what they look like.
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