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Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. Since they have almost killed this site, I am going to start releasing details on Monday August 17 of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret. This will culminate in my release of an MBOX file including full headers. More here. 2021-03-21: Screw it. MBOX file here.
Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. Since they have almost killed this site, I am going to start releasing details on Monday August 17 of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret. More here.
Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. I am going to start releasing details on Monday August 17 of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret. More here.
Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. Details of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret start Monday August 17. More here.
Google has been lying about the penalty against this site for years. My conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty starts dropping August 17. More here.

Definition of carry on

carry on

verb

  • to fuss or whine at length.

    Last edited on Oct 15 2011. Submitted by Holly C on Feb 22 2003.

  • to complain at length.
    What are you carrying on about?

    Last edited on Oct 15 2011. Submitted by Holly C on Feb 22 2003.

  • to speak at excessive length.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

    Citation from "Episode 5", Whites (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 (2010) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Dec 16 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 16 2011.

  • to continue doing what one is doing.
    I am happy to see you carry on with your life and that you have gotten to a point where you can move on after your painful divorce.

    Last edited on Nov 30 2014. Submitted by J R Ellis on Oct 22 2012.

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Other terms relating to 'to insult, complain, criticize':

Definitions include: misspelling of "ream".
Definitions include: to insult for fun; "make fun of".
Definitions include: something that is so exceptionally good or fun it could be as addictive as crack (i.e. crack cocaine).
Definitions include: criticism.
Definitions include: to say unkind things.
Definitions include: to make fun of.
Definitions include: An acronym has been invented for the term, but long after the term entered use: "Beautiful Intellectuals That Cause Hard-ons."
Definitions include: to be jealous of something or someone.
Definitions include: See be all over.
Definitions include: to attack, beat up.
Definitions include: to accept insults from a person without fighting back.
Definitions include: to say a "neg" (as described in the noun sense) to a person.
Definitions include: to criticize.
Definitions include: a bullet.
Definitions include: to do something with vigor.

Other terms relating to 'to say, speak, talk':

Definitions include: to jokingly deceive.
Definitions include: to converse.
Definitions include: idle talk.
Definitions include: to say, in reported speech or conversation.
Definitions include: previously texted.
Definitions include: to talk.
Definitions include: to talk to.
Definitions include: about to be remembered.
Definitions include: "ask".
Definitions include: to vomit.
Definitions include: a person who talks excessively.
Definitions include: to say or give.
Definitions include: to chat with.
Definitions include: to tell the entire story truthfully.
Definitions include: a person who talks a lot.

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Other terms relating to 'carry':

Definitions include: enthusiastic.
Definitions include: being carried is a type of sarcasm.
Definitions include: to be romantically interested in someone who does not share the same feelings.
Definitions include: used to tell someone to stop messing with people.
Definitions include: Carrying hardware means going about with firearms.
Definitions include: have to carry, no gun is too light

Other terms relating to 'on':

Definitions include: seemingly accidental but with a secret motive.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: See on (one's) plate.
Definitions include: useless.
Definitions include: absolutely futile; pointless, worthless, inept or absurd; good-for-nothing or idiotic.
Definitions include: doing better after an unfavorable event.
Definitions include: returned to one's meth or crack addiction.
Definitions include: to insult for fun; "make fun of".
Definitions include: to leave (a relationship) or abandon.
Definitions include: to attempt to attract verbally; "hit on".
Definitions include: to test something before it is released or presented.
Definitions include: See barge in.
Definitions include: used to describe a person that is angry and is scolding at someone.
Definitions include: to be involved with.
Definitions include: to be present in large numbers.

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