Veritaffle wrote: Tanicius wrote:
Veritaffle wrote:Go ahead and explain how you're "about finish" (sic) since Commencement was on May 27.
Gee, it couldn't possibly mean he has a semester or two left.
You'd really use that language to convey something that was going to happen six or twelve months from now? Really? Would you announce that it's "almost [your] birthday!" two months beforehand?
(Sidenote regarding the birthday question: Yes, absolutely. I did that leading up to my 21st birthday all the damn time [I don't literally mean all the in which I existed, believe it or not, and neither do I mean to say the said time was literally crused].)
Think about what you're saying. You're arguing that a ridiculously subjective colloquialism is proof
that someone you don't know is fabricating the entire purpose of the thread. Unheard of? No. Impossible? No, of course not. Likely or certainly? No one knows
, you included. Let's assume you're right, and this person has randomly decided to fabricate a background. I wouldn't even call it a flame. At worst it's just some non-Harvard student asking a question out of curiosity to see what people think. In other words, it doesn't really matter, so why care? Just answer the dude's question or don't.