france-eesti wrote:beg my husband to come with a sheet of paper
france-eesti wrote:start a cognitive behavioral therapy in order to get rid of a phobia
dEhiN wrote:The person after me doesn't kill the house centipede (if they get it in their home) because they know that the centipede helps maintain the population of other pests in the home.
linguoboy wrote:dEhiN wrote:The person after me doesn't kill the house centipede (if they get it in their home) because they know that the centipede helps maintain the population of other pests in the home.
This usage of "maintain" is very odd to me. Its primary sense is "uphold" and one of its important derived meanings is "sustain" or "keep supplied". So it sounds like you're saying that without house centipedes, the population of other pests would drop below a certain desired level, when what you really mean is the opposite. IMD we would use "control" here.
dEhiN wrote:In other words, control implies a maximum and minimum threshold, while maintain implies only a maximum threshold.
france-eesti wrote:The person after me would start a cognitive behavioral therapy in order to get rid of a phobia.
france-eesti wrote:Nah, I'm silent and as social as a bear you would wake up in his cave from a delicious dream.
france-eest wrote:The person after me was more social in their youth than now.
france-eesti wrote:I don't but my daughter does and there is a cure for it - some kind of gel that I apply to her twice a day after teeth brushing.
france-eesti wrote:Against all odds the person after me quite enjoys going to the dentist's.
dEhiN wrote:What's the gel? I wonder if we have it here.
linguoboy wrote:The person after me never flosses.
tiuwiu wrote:No, because I doplanks every day and it works very well.france-eesti wrote:that
tiuwiu wrote:The person after me never does exercise.
france-eesti wrote:That's Elugel
france-eesti wrote:Not bad!
france-eesti wrote:I use it for myself and my daughter when we have canker sores,; it quite efficiently kills the bastard stuff after 1-2 days... My daughter often has this kind of problems so it's kind of handy to have this gel at home.
france-eesti wrote:Do you know why you're experiencing this?
france-eesti wrote:I dunno why Anna is so often with mouth problems
france-eesti wrote:She eats no sugar except for chocolate and no soda and no sweets and of course doesn't smoke
france-eesti wrote:]No matter how much the person after me trains by doing daily crunches and muscular toning and gainage, their waist refuses to get any smaller and it drives them crazy!
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