I was reading a description of a place where it was stated that the region was “hundreds of square miles on every side.” The square mile is a unit of area. That's the surface covered by the rectangle. The sides are miles long (miles being a unit of distance or length).
The plural of manservant is menservants.
I'm not quite sure about this one. “Different than” feels wrong to me, I would use “different from” instead. “Than” is used to make comparisons, but merely marking
Updated 12-18-2009 at 08:35 PM by TAROT
Well, the Olympic torch went past my house today. Got a couple of pics that turned out so so.
From the Journals of Francis Ulysses Calvin Kyle IV:
998-999 YK, 2nd Far of Aryth.
Dilapidated Temple in the city of Passage, in the nation of Aundair
We pursued the Dread Wraith into the lower levels of the crumbling temple. Chacal ensured with his ‘scouting’ ablities that the doors were not trapped prior to us opening them. As we negotiated a few doors that way - we heard a cry of anguish from possibly the next room. I remained behind to guard the rear;
Updated 12-16-2009 at 10:07 AM by cigamnogard
As we press on, we find a room that has some fine furniture inside. It is apparent that nobody has been in the room for a very long time. Everything is covered with dust and there are no footprints to be seen. It was at this time that we realized that Tristiana was nowhere to be found. Somehow we had lost track of her in the fighting upstairs and outside of the Keep.
Suddenly, we all realize that there are footsteps coming down the stairs from above. Now this is surprising since
buck (adv) completely
butt (n) the end of something (esp. the thicker end)
To say someone is stark naked, the expression is buck naked. (Though I'm not sure for how much longer.)
die (v) to cease to live: died, dying
dye (v) to change the colour of: dyed, dyeing
Before you die, do you have any last words?
I was so embarrassed, I could have died.
The weavers were planning to dye the