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    Inauguration

    Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Tharian, Nov 13, 2013.

    ''Inauguration,'' how formal. Yet, I feel more at ease in this world of etiquette and customs. Its vile, evil brother, 'colloquial', entails teetering on precarious borderlines. Once you pass underneath the arch of Colloquialville, and find yourself on the other side, you will feel the heavy weight of reliance, friendly insinuations—that are by no means friendly in the benign sense—and obligations.

    If this view on formal, informal, friends and 'friends' has taken you aback—good! I aim to discomfort. Now, as you might know, sowing such words doesn't exactly enable much positive reaping in the esteem-department; or, in any case, the mindset isn't the most socially pragmatic.

    With this in mind I turned to paper. To writing. Where the conveying and elaborating of your thoughts is only a pen away; and where you can humour a broad audience against the limitless canvas of your creations.

    The ticking rain on my window urges me to hurry up.
    So with no further ado: hello.
     
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    Evenin' m'Lord, I bid thee Welcome to our humble group!
     
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    Well, aren't you as eye stopping as a porcupine on an ice cube.

    Welcome :love:
     
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    Thank you for the welcome.

    I have a question:

    Where the conveying and elaborating of your thoughts is only a pen away < should it be ''are a pen away,'' or ''is,'' as it is already written? It's been annoying me ever since I wrote it down.
     
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    The correct usage would be 'is only a pen away'. In that case, the subject is 'the conveying and elaborating of your thoughts', which can be replaced by 'it', which would then read: "Where it is only a pen away."
     
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    Thank you.
     
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