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Author Topic: Sat, 12/5 Barry C. Silk  (Read 1959 times)


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Sat, 12/5 Barry C. Silk
« on: December 05, 2015, 08:51:53 AM »
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Re: Sat, 12/5 Barry C. Silk
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2015, 07:51:31 PM »
Barry Silk included the names of Lawrence WELK, THOMASPAINE, JAMESKPOLK, ballerina SVETLANA Zakharova, Munsters co-star ALLEWIS and Exodus co-star Sal MINEO. He clued AHSO with "Understanding words." Really? I think "Ah so" is a facetious expression and does not necessarily convey understanding.


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Re: Sat, 12/5 Barry C. Silk
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2015, 09:56:32 AM »
"Ah so" is a cute way of saying one understands; thus, "Understanding words" seems apt.  First time I heard it was in a Charlie Chan movie.  The last time was in some classroom full of effete posers into which I sadly found myself.


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