To save this word, you'll need to log in. Left alone, the word probably wouldn't have gotten much attention, but in noted language expert H. Fowler declared that "apropos" should always be followed by "of. Some take Fowler's recommendation to be virtually a commandment, but others note that "apropos" is sometimes used by itself in professionally edited prose, or, more rarely, followed by "to. Coetzee, W. Sebald and Uwe Timm. The title is appropriate too: Chinese Whispers is the British name for the game of Telephone, where children or adults gather in a circle and whisper a "secret" word or phrase into the ear next to them. The comment, though unexpected, was apropos. Send us feedback.
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So, apropos of nothing, I need to ask you about one last thing. There was the apropos of nothing American flag plastered everywhere. Apropos of general indieness, the show paused for a mini-concert from My Morning Jacket. He once sent this same lady, apropos of the return of the shirt-waist season, a dozen neckties.
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Would love to join. Mormonism is a big thing for those who follow the faith, so Sundays and the occasional event depending on how much she does extra might distract her. When I was a teen, my first boyfriend was a convert and people would comment on that instead of how nice he was to me. He isn't always around for holidays, birthdays, or anniversaries. M a german language trainer and work hard for a living Im very lonely and always feel m just not working hard. I just pray daily that no matter what we end up doing we are 30 min or less away from each other. Today, at my ward sacrament meeting, in the back section of the chapel where I was sitting, all the women except one were Mormon wives in interfaith families. I have this brain trapped after all these years.