A pretty picayune gripe, but . . .

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A pretty picayune gripe, but . . .

Post by TheWildOne » Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:00 pm

I just noticed the "Forum rules" at the top of the page in the Virtual Watering Hole section still refers to the ol' Soap Box section -

See ? TOLD ya it was picayune.
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Re: A pretty picayune gripe, but . . .

Post by hotflash44 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:04 pm

the word for those that are uneducated means,( a small coin of little value),
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Re: A pretty picayune gripe, but . . .

Post by TheWildOne » Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:14 pm

Sorry - I used a word that was reasonably common - fifty years ago.
No one should consider themselves uneducated to have not known
what it meant.
Just young. :P

(Thanks for pointing that out, HotFlash)

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Re: A pretty picayune gripe, but . . .

Post by hotflash44 » Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:00 pm

well the kids have to know that us oldsters have knowledge that they may not ever ,but it is what it is, we be smart in our own way, using old quips/ phrases just like the text language the kids use that i don't understand or care to.
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Re: A pretty picayune gripe, but . . .

Post by Peter Pan » Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:03 am

And I thought you would have talked about a new flavour of gripe invented from the pharma industry, just for to clean out our wallets.

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Re: A pretty picayune gripe, but . . .

Post by stagewex » Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:50 pm

TheWildOne wrote:Sorry - I used a word that was reasonably common - fifty years ago.
No one should consider themselves uneducated to have not known
what it meant.
Just young. :P

(Thanks for pointing that out, HotFlash)
Ha, with Google everyone's a genius, young & old.
I never heard that term either and I'm 62. How old did you have to be? :)
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Re: A pretty picayune gripe, but . . .

Post by hotflash44 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 1:01 pm

hey, what makes you think i had to use google!!,yeah i did.
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Re: A pretty picayune gripe, but . . .

Post by Bilgekeeldave » Thu Apr 06, 2017 1:14 pm

Picayune? Heck, my folks used that word, I never thought of it as unusual.
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Re: A pretty picayune gripe, but . . .

Post by Mothra35 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:29 pm

Our news paper is the Times Picayune :)

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Re: A pretty picayune gripe, but . . .

Post by TheWildOne » Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:42 pm

stagewex - 71, I guess - unless you live in Louisina maybe. 8)
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Re: A pretty picayune gripe, but . . .

Post by hotflash44 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:56 pm

if you live in Picayune, Louisiana there isn't any confusion
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Re: A pretty picayune gripe, but . . .

Post by Lmo » Thu Apr 06, 2017 6:24 pm

the word for those that are uneducated means,( a small coin of little value),
Sounds, to me, like one, of the many, U.S. Dollar coins....
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Re: A pretty picayune gripe, but . . .

Post by stagewex » Thu Apr 06, 2017 7:58 pm

Too funny. If you learn something new everyday big or small (and can admit it) you're living a happy life.

Google= the Cliff Clavin of the internet.
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1991 Honda XR250L (Kick Start Only) *NOT running amok, out for Bottom & Top-End Rebuild.
1986 Yamaha BW200ES (Elec & Kick Start)

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Re: A pretty picayune gripe, but . . .

Post by TheWildOne » Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:08 pm

JEEZ !
I started this string (now an anchor rope) just to remind JBG that, during
his last webpage overhaul, he'd not noticed the message at the top-of-page on
"The Virtual Watering Hole" still referred to a section of SS that he'd removed in
his renovation process.

Kinda got off-subject, eh ?

But I still haven't seen any replies (JBG ? Hello?) that address the original post . . .

just sayin'

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Re: A pretty picayune gripe, but . . .

Post by JohnBG » Fri Apr 07, 2017 3:06 pm

TheWildOne wrote:I just noticed the "Forum rules" at the top of the page in the Virtual Watering Hole section still refers to the ol' Soap Box section -

See ? TOLD ya it was picayune.
Good catch, fixed it. Thanks!
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