(16:55:49) [me]: btw, I've noticed that voicing typos aren't as uncommon as one might thing
Interesting things said in my presence
other categories found with "metaness": irony (9), language (6), sadness (5), stupidity (5), quotes (5)
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 added: 12 August 2012
 added: 26 June 2011
(04:18:28) [redacted]: I don't give a shit about spellign
 added: 25 June 2008
(13:21:56) kesuari: i am not sure if i am nervous, excited or simply feeling the effects of a can of coke i drank so i would be unsure if i was nervous, excited or simply feeling the effects of a can of coke
(13:22:24) kesuari: i second-guess myself all the time
 added: 22 May 2008
(12:16:42) kesuari: literal definition often means "in accordance with, involving, or being the primary or strict meaning of the word or words; not figurative or metaphorical"
(12:17:01) [me]: fair enough
(12:17:07) [me]: people certainly use it that way
(12:17:49) kesuari: that's the first definition on dictionary.com ;)
(12:18:25) [me]: yeah, I guessed you'd pulled it from a dictionary
(12:18:44) kesuari: well, i was pointing out it's the *first* definition
(12:18:52) kesuari: i.e. the primary one
(12:20:08) [me]: dictionaries don't always know which to put first
(12:20:37) kesuari: in the case of "literal" i think they got it right
(12:20:49) kesuari: people don't use it to mean its literal definition i.e. "of letters" very often
(12:21:03) kesuari: (oh noes! i've used "literal" with a different definition!)
(12:22:46) [me]: you're just trying to be meta and ironic to get on my quotes page
(12:23:01) [me]: *to get more on my quotes page
(12:23:06) [me]: you dominate it anyway these days
(12:23:27) kesuari: lol no, i was just trying to be ironic because irony is funny
(12:23:40) kesuari: if that gets me on your quotes page, well then, i can use that in my plot to take over the world
(12:23:49) kesuari: and if it doesn't, well, it's not a vital step anyway
(12:25:40) kesuari: actually, that could be more a difference of the implications of "primary" anyway. so maybe i was using "literal" with its literal meaning, but "literal" and "primary" are both thankfully ambiguous in the same way?
(12:25:43) kesuari: i am confused.
 added: 17 May 2008
(17:34:35) [me]: yeah, if the number on the two sides of a copula are different, lots of languages have issues with determining which form is right :-P
 added: 26 March 2008
Thatcher: "The funniest quote of the night was:
Thatcher: ‘Do you want a valium?’
Jonathan: ‘What's that?’
Jonathan: "I have enough quotes of myself under stupidity. Though all my friends seem to think that when I say something that should be under stupidity, I put it under wisdom or profoundness instead."
 added: 22 February 2008
"It's Friday night and you're writing quotes‽"
 added: 22 January 2008
(18:41:48) kesuari: because i thought that wsa pretty obvious and lack the thingy (that means you're good with words) to express it clearer
 added: 22 December 2007
(02:30:11) [me]: and I'm pretty open minded, I guess
(02:30:26) Rianna: you guess?
(02:30:38) Rianna: You're one of the most open-minded people I know
(02:31:16) [me]: huh, I have some pretty strong beliefs in certain directions though, and that makes me closed minded on those issues
(02:33:04) Rianna: hrm, yea, I guess, I have some stuff like that, but I dunno, it tends to be in the direction of "let's tolerate people who aren't hurting others" rather than "lynch the niggers"
 added: 2 April 2007
(02:38:42) [me]: what's a synonym for indecision?
(02:39:52) kesuari: ambivalence
(02:40:31) [me]: I don't have either of those as categories on my quotes page
(02:40:39) [me]: I hate adding new categories because I have so many
(02:40:50) kesuari: just put in procrastination and go to bed
 added: 5 May 2006
"Russians can totally fly while not dead."
 added: 18 April 2006
14:50:30 [sn withheld]: is it bad when I'm bored enough that getting to use the word 'efficacious' - in a hyphenated appositive no less - makes me happy? (as does using a hyphenated appositive to note the use of a hyphenated appositive)
 added: 30 January 2006
14:24:40 [me]: you know how when you write an e-mail and edit it as you go, you sometimes miss stuff, so you an extra word or something?
 added: 31 July 2005
"Everything is a euphamism; you can't really say it; you have to do it."
 added: 1 April 2005
Matt: "Could we reschedule the conversation about the meaning of life?"
Jonathan: "It's not really about the meaning of life; it's about the driving factors."
Matt: "Could we also reschedule the conversation about the conversation?"
 added: 1 March 2004
(05:19:06) Aaron B: i love typis
(05:19:08) Aaron B: typos*
 added: unknown
"Wait, what were we talking about? Oh, yeah, what people talk about."
 added: unknown
"Wait, what were we talking about? Oh, yeah, talking."