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Old November 23 2012, 02:48 AM   #88
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Re: Sayings that you hate now

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post

- Phrases like "Tornadic activity." It's either a tornado or not a tornado. There is no in between! If it's tornadic activity, IT'S A FUCKING TORNADO!!!
Not fucking so, O binary one. There's quite a range of activity, meteorologically and fluid-dynamically speaking, between "no tornado" and "tornado" (including the sort of activity which could become a full-fledged tornado at any moment.) The word wasn't coined in 1884 solely for the purpose of making you and "tornadic activity" is a perfectly valid and legitimate term.
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