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    Quote Originally Posted by kiaiki
    I think you mean 'bated' breath, as in abated - meaning that you are holding your breath.
    I reckon you're better off not holding your breath in this case!;)

    Unless you really mean you are waiting with a worm on your tongue? LOL
    Main Entry: bate
    Pronunciation: \ˈbāt\
    Function: verb
    Inflected Form(s): bat·ed; bat·ing
    Etymology: Middle English, short for abaten to abate
    Date: 14th century
    transitive verb
    1: to reduce the force or intensity of : restrain <with bated breath>

    Didn't you guys invent the language?

    Tsk tsk.

    Go have some digestives or something.


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    Um. That's what I said: abated means restrained. 'Bated breath' means restrained breath, as in holding your breath. 'Bate' was replaced by 'abate' in English usage long before even I was born..;)

    http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/56550.html

    I will take you up on the biscuits, though - custard creams!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Locu5
    I'm sorry, I can't understand retard. Do you have an adult there with a post-5th grade education that can smack you upside the head?

    Seconded.

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    Threads like these want to make me bang my head on my keyboard until i pass out, wake up again and this whole thread got moderatowned.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lebell
    Threads like these want to make me bang my head on my keyboard until i pass out, wake up again and this whole thread got moderatowned.

    Let me know how that works out for you.
    If you can't laugh at yourself,
    Others will be happy to do it for you. :evil6:

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    Quote Originally Posted by FickleFingerOfFate
    Let me know how that works out for you.
    45y6h 5jku7sjtra\trzETHHRd etzhnhjfztg









    dfh\bndg

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    man...it hurts...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lebell
    45y6h 5jku7sjtra\trzETHHRd etzhnhjfztg









    dfh\bndg

    dghgnuilo


    man...it hurts...

    I hear it works better the 3rd or 4th time....








    Just sayin. :confused5
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    Others will be happy to do it for you. :evil6:

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