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"No Canadian city made the top 100. Toronto was ranked 104th and Vancouver 110th. "
Like I needed another reason to move to Canada.

dear (dîr)
adj. dear·er, dear·est

1.
a. Loved and cherished: my dearest friend.
b. Greatly valued; precious: lost everything dear to them.
2. Highly esteemed or regarded. Used in direct address, especially in salutations: Dear Lee Dawson.
3.
a. High-priced; expensive.
b. Charging high prices.
4. Earnest; ardent: "This good man was a dear lover and constant practicer of angling" (Izaak Walton).
5. Obsolete. Noble; worthy.
6. Heartfelt: It is my dearest wish.

n.
1. One that is greatly loved.
2. An endearing, lovable, or kind person.

adv.
1. With fondness; affectionately.
2. At a high cost: sold their wares dear.

interj.
Used as a polite exclamation, chiefly of surprise or distress: oh dear; dear me.

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[Middle English dere, from Old English deore.]
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dearly adv.
dearness n.

Source: The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Copyright © 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

I didn't know dear could mean expensive. I see they describe the cities as the "dearest" on Australian sites. neat.
the Russian word for dear also means expensive.

whoa. There's a boondocks community? Apparently, whoever runs it puts up today's comic. How very... copyright infringing. but convient to get your boondocks on your friends page.


YAAAAAY!!
baileyjosh sent me lots of presents!! pwesents! :D :D :D
*drool* agh, so good!

My cats are being lovely birthday friends!

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( 4 comments — Leave a comment )
logicisunreal
Jun. 16th, 2003 01:25 pm (UTC)
It's not a Boondocks community. It's a Boondocks feed, so it's legal.
apocalypselater
Jun. 16th, 2003 03:48 pm (UTC)
Re:
*pretending to understand* Oh!... Of course.
audesapere
Jun. 16th, 2003 04:24 pm (UTC)
i think the boondocks thing is just hte syndicate feed...
apocalypselater
Jun. 16th, 2003 06:36 pm (UTC)
Re:
Why is the syndicate feeding through a livejournal?! This doesn't seem obvious to me.
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