Hope: What girandole fireworks we had for the 4th of July! Dot: Wow! Look at all those girandole candlestickes. I wonder where Abby got them from?
Hope: Her grandparents on both sides of her family. Her grandparents got them from their grandparents, and they got them from their grandparents, etc, etc, etc. Dot: I’m glad you finally stopped at etc, etc, etc!!!!
Girls! Girls! Look at those lovely designs by Dolce & Gabbana!
Bombast? What the heck is bombast? It has nothing to do with bombs. Do you have any idea of what it means? You can’t look in the dictionary yet. Okay, okay you can look it up in the dictionary.
In case anyone that is a couple of eons younger than me this is Joan Crawford. Her movie star career started in the 1920’s. How do you like those shoulder pads?
I can’t forget the men, now can I. Here we have Fred Astaire He started in movies in the 1930s
This man’s speech is full of bombast words I have never heard of. Did you hear the last word he said? I have to go home and look in my dictionary. Now a days modern Enlish “speech or writing that is stuffed or padded with pretense and unnessary verbiage.”
Attention everyone! Please sit at your desk, open up your computer screen, sign-in, then press the bright green button. Wait! Wait! Who in the world put that type of button in my notes? Instructor: Why is everyone grumbling? Red badge: I don’t have a green button! Instructor: By any chance do you have a “red” button? Red badge: Yes! Yellow badge: I don’t have a green button! Instructor: By any chance to you have a “yellow” button? Yellow badge: Yes! Instructor: Everyone if your badge matches the button on your computer please push that one.
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