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If my community is any guide, I would say that most, if not all, of the people fall very neatly in Forrester's first three types: creator, conversationalist, and critic.
After Marion and her husband Michael moved to Halifax in 1993, she became such a valued customer and conversationalist at Woozles, the fine Halifax children's bookstore, that in 2006 she was awarded the Woozles Appreciation Award for outstanding service promoting awareness of children's literature.
You're obviously a good conversationalist, so stop trying to impress the attractive young lady at the bar and just ask her about herself.
And it doesn't help that he is a numbingly pedantic writer: "One cannot be a good conversationalist if one lacks a sense of humor," Miller writes, in a proclamation that cries out for a gloss of hot pink highlighter.
He was an inveterate conversationalist and intellectual - a trait inherited from his father and grandfather, who had taught philosophy at the Sorbonne in Paris.
A splendid conversationalist and a man whose wide-ranging knowledge helped make him such a splendid editor, Gunter says he has no immediate plans.
I've become a better conversationalist, and more animated too
All consuming, this track is a strong and impassioned anti-Iraq attack featuring trademark conversationalist vocals.
Or how's this: 'Irreverent 43-year-old Catholic news junkie, semi-vegetarian, seeks brilliant conversationalist.
KEEP THE QUESTIONS COMING If you're at a holiday party with your 'rents and you're stuck at the kids' table, don't feel like you have to be a brilliant conversationalist to break the awkward silence.