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Joined Apr '09

Lovers of the English language might enjoy this. It is yet another example of why people learning English have trouble with the language. Learning the nuances of English makes it a difficult language. (But then, that's probably true of many languages.)


There is a two-letter word in English that perhaps
has more meanings than any other two-letter word, and that word is 'UP.' It is listed in the dictionary as being used as an adv, prep, adj, n or v.

It's easy to understand UP

meaning toward the sky

or at the top of the list,

but when we awaken in the morning,

why do we wake UP?
At a meeting, why does a topic come
UP

Why do we speak UP

and why are the officers UP for election and

why is it UP to the secretary to write UP a report?

We call UP our friends

and we use it to brighten UP a room,

polish UP the silver,

we warm UP the leftovers

and clean UP the kitchen.

We lock UP the house and

some guys fix UP the old car
At other times the little word has a real special meaning.

People stir UP trouble,

line UP for tickets,

work UP an appetite,

and think UP excuses.

To be dressed is one thing but to be dressed UP is special.

And this up is confusing:
A drain must be opened
UP because it is stopped UP.

We open UP a store in the morning but

we close it UP at night.

We seem to be pretty mixed UP about UP

To be knowledgeable about the proper uses of UP

look the word UP in the dictionary.

In a desk-sized dictionary,

it takes UP almost 1/4 of the page and can add UP to about thirty definitions

If you are UP to it,

you might try building UP a list of the many ways UP is used.

It will take UP a lot of your time,

but if you don't give UP

you may wind UP with a hundred or more.

When it threatens to rain,

we say it is clouding UP

When the sun comes out we say it is clearing UPxoxoxoox

When it rains, it wets UP the earth..

When it does not rain for awhile, things dry UP.

One could go on & on,

but I'll wrap it UP

for now ...my time is UP

so time to shut UP

Oh...one more thing:
What is the first thing you do in the morning & the last thing you do at night?

U P

get it? you pee...

Don't screw up

Now I'll shut up

Hey Hey Hey.

Ho Ho Ho.

HI HI HI.

hello?

ok, i think you already know I'm trying to "greet" you. :DDDDDDDD

hey, any of u guys wanna find character pictures of the TWC story?

thanks :D

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