Good and merci...
I don’t understand your comment on ‘oodles’...why wouldn’t it apply to
hardboile fiction?...Am I thick here...?...is it because of the expression
‘oodles of noodles’...I’m sure, somebody, somewhere, in some book was killed/mangled...by noodles...???...
This is what I found in : http://www.thefreedictionary.com/oodles
Noun 1. oodles - a large number or amount;
"made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers" dozens, gobs, heaps, lashings, loads, lots, rafts, scads, scores, slews, stacks, tons, wads, piles large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude translation: n oodles [ˈuːdlz] french
(plural) (slang) plenty (of); lots (of) hamburger with oodles of ketchup; We had oodles of fun. un tas
Montois in ‘heaps’ of perplexity...??!!
On 10/9/09 10:23 AM, "Jeff Vorzimmer" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> > Let’s talk again about books, writers. And all related matters (sometimes
>> > film, when linked)..let’s get back to that nice and steady flow of
>> > information...because it is mainly information that we search for...
>> > Rara is much to much becoming like a chat room, with oodles of nonsensical
>> > blabla about useless trivia, and a ratatat of answers similar to Facebook’s
>> > worst college yappings.
> I agree with the above sentiment, although I don't think the word "oodles" has
> a place on a list devoted to hardboiled crime fiction.
> Yes, everything in these last few posts needed to be said. I don't give a f---
> what y'all think about Leonard DeCaprio as Travis McGee, but if you have
> something to say about a good book you've read I want to here it.
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