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Joined: December 25, 2004
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December 25, 2004
Yes I think "goole" was meant to be "Google" that wonderful search engine named after the number 1 followed by 100 zeros.Then there's a "googleplex", the number 1 followed by a google of zeros.Happy Christmas to all lovers of English and it's nuances.
December 25, 2004, 4:46pm
Dear TealeeI understand your confusion between these two words as the difference is slight and suble.I understand "shade" to denote a soft area out of the sun, a place to rest and cool down whereas "shadow" is the sharply defined area blocked out by a clearly observed object.I lay down on the grass in the shade of the oak tree but I was frightened by his shadow looming up behind me.Incidentally, in Spanish (I live in Mexico) they only have one word for Shade and Shadow----sombra.Merry Christmas to you
December 25, 2004, 4:34pm
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