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Nostalgia
« on: December 13, 2019, 11:25:56 AM »
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The word nostalgia is learned formation of a Greek compound, consisting of νόστος (nóstos), meaning "homecoming", a Homeric word, and ἄλγος (álgos), meaning "pain" or "ache", and was coined by a 17th-century medical student to describe the anxieties displayed by Swiss mercenaries fighting away from home.





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Re: Nostalgia
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2019, 11:59:09 AM »

How's Old Git doing?


I don't know but I think he'd agree some biscuits aren't what they used to be.
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Re: Nostalgia
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2019, 04:03:31 PM »
I do see that a lot of threads have been started by people no longer posting. I think that it's drift. People come and go everywhere, for reasons we won't always know. I'm a member of a wood working forum with tens of thousands of members. Maybe a few hundred post with any regularity. There is an "In Memoriam" gallery of those who have died. Some others who no longer post are probably dead but nobody they knew had their password, so we might never find out. Maybe these people all went back to xtianity. :lol:

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Re: Nostalgia
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2019, 06:11:48 PM »
i follow a few motorcycle forums.

sometimes very active people suddenly just disappear. if they were anonymous you never know what happened.


Affecting travellers every year, this bizarre phenomenon sees visitors to Florence suffer psychological breakdowns after being overwhelmed by the city's abundance of great art.

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Re: Nostalgia
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2019, 06:56:15 PM »

How's Old Git doing?


I don't know but I think he'd agree some biscuits aren't what they used to be.

He's had a few scares and been in hospital, but he's still around as of two days ago.
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Re: Nostalgia
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2019, 01:59:16 PM »
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The word nostalgia is learned formation of a Greek compound, consisting of νόστος (nóstos), meaning "homecoming", a Homeric word, and ἄλγος (álgos), meaning "pain" or "ache", and was coined by a 17th-century medical student to describe the anxieties displayed by Swiss mercenaries fighting away from home.





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