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Old October 26th, 2006, 05:22 PM
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In all the British lit I have read over the years, I have never seen the word "dinning."

The general rule of English is that when a verb ends in an 'e,' you drop the e when you add 'ing.'

Dive -- diving.
Rake - raking.
Bite -- biting.
Dine - dining.

I don't think anyone was bullying anyone, and I am so sorry you took it that way.
I think we were gently teasing.
Teasing like that generally means you are liked.
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