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Don't be Nice! It's stupid!
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Switzerland sovereiign 
Etymology of the word "nice" nice (adj.) late 13c., "foolish, stupid, senseless," from Old French nice (12c.) "careless, clumsy; weak; poor, needy; simple, stupid, silly, foolish," from Latin nescius "ignorant, unaware," literally "not-knowing" So next time someone tells you to be nice tell them don't be so foolish :D
2017-12-08 02:24
That's not true. Have a nice day.
2017-12-08 02:25
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Switzerland sovereiign 
Yes it is. It's literally a copy and paste out of an online etymology dictionary. OF course, it is not used that way any longer but it's the origin of the word. Before claiming something isn't true you should at least take the time to look it up.
2017-12-08 02:29
And in the 1830s it was to be kind and thoughtful. /close
2017-12-08 02:37
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Switzerland sovereiign 
That was just a trick -- the exoteric meaning, but the esoteric is still the original meaning. Kappa
2017-12-08 02:41
So what if it's esoteric? That doesn't mean that kind retains it's original meaning. You still get a 0/8.
2017-12-08 02:45
#19
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Switzerland sovereiign 
I didn't deserve for rekt :(
2017-12-08 03:00
#14
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Switzerland sovereiign 
btw, I could say you got baited ;) which means I get an 8/8 ;)
2017-12-08 02:42
#3
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Switzerland sovereiign 
2017-12-08 02:29
Why are you explaining this to me when I'm actually being rude to you.
2017-12-08 02:30
#5
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Switzerland sovereiign 
Cause I love you.
2017-12-08 02:31
Well that was pretty straightforward. You're making me blush.
2017-12-08 02:32
#7
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Switzerland sovereiign 
:* Content #HLTVrules
2017-12-08 02:32
#8
Russia Jovik 
There's no need to be constantly nice, treat the people the way they treat you but if you start to get in first, be originally kind and polite. That's enough, it will make a good setup. Don't be nice to those who aren't nice to you. That's all.
2017-12-08 02:35
#9
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Switzerland sovereiign 
Did you even read the OP? :D Or did you just bait me with some next level bait?
2017-12-08 02:37
You may be one outta herd to know the meanings of this word but in English, 'nice' means pleasant, pretty, good, fine. So nobody cares about those meanings in other tongues. Be nice to those who are nice to you? Better?
2017-12-08 02:49
#18
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Switzerland sovereiign 
You clearly don't know what etymology means. The English word derives from those sources. Etymology is the study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history. English derives most of its words from other languages including 2000 year old ancient Greek.
2017-12-08 02:59
Yeah, I'm aware but since we communicate in English language, we usually use English meanings of those words. Just like it says in translation for most people.
2017-12-08 03:11
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Switzerland sovereiign 
I guess you don't get the joy I do by looking up the etymology of words and find that they often mean something quite different than one would have thought based on how they are currently used. I find it fascinating and just thought I'd share one of my favorites. Of course I don't disagree with you, but you seem to have missed the irony I was attempting to point out. Party pooper :'(
2017-12-08 03:18
I don't think many people will feel the same since they got used to what they know and use regularly. But I can understand, you can put your knowledge in use to win in an argument or make a confusey sentence so that everyone will ask you what was that and you... such a cool cat, provide them evidence of that being true or something. So you got me... Not bad.
2017-12-08 03:22
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North America pSilent 
0/8 Greek history itself is completely fabricated.
2017-12-08 17:49
OP is my brother and my friend
2017-12-08 02:39
#24
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Switzerland sovereiign 
Here's another good one pharmacy (n.) from Greek pharmakeia "use of drugs, medicines, potions, or spells; poisoning, witchcraft; remedy, cure," from pharmakeus (fem. pharmakis) "preparer of drugs, poisoner, sorcerer" from pharmakon "drug, poison, philter, charm, spell, enchantment.
2017-12-08 03:24
#25
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Switzerland sovereiign 
So someone you know who takes meds you can say to them; "stop practicing sorcery and witchcraft" and they'll think you're crazy. Etymology is fun!
2017-12-08 03:28
that sound not so nice
2017-12-08 02:40
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Canada Surzz 
have a nice day
2017-12-08 02:49
#22
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France Matiyu 
Have a nice day
2017-12-08 03:20
VeryNiceGuy where are you
2017-12-08 12:41
#27
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Switzerland sovereiign 
+1
2017-12-08 17:41
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