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#104807 - 06/03/03 07:57 PM New forum
Wordsmith Offline


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Registered: 03/12/00
Posts: 123
Often I receive requests from editors, event hosts, researchers, and others who are looking for writers, speakers, interview subjects, etc. They are welcome to post their messages here. No spam, please. If the post is genuine and relevant, it's more likely to be well-received by the members of this community.


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#104808 - 06/04/03 05:45 PM Re: New forum
Wordwind Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 09/30/01
Posts: 6296
Loc: Piedmont Region of Virginia, U...
Thanks, wordsmith, for providing this place for those who are interested. Although there might not be a lot of activity here at first, those who write and speak professionally will enjoy this forum.

Best regards,
Wordwind

PS: I want to add that those who believe they have the ability to write or speak as well as someone who does so professionally could find a--if not big--modest break.

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#104809 - 07/14/03 08:06 PM Re: New forum
cestx Offline
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Registered: 07/14/03
Posts: 1
I am a self-declared authority on taboo language, "everything you always wanted to do, but were afraid to say." As a student of the underbelly of the language, I have written a unique study on the words about sex and other bodily functions--slang, rich and colorful; euphemisms, flowery, arcane, and remote; and quaint terms rescued from English past. All are suggestive of the romanticism, cynicism, violence, and humor with which the actors, the parts, and the act itself have been viewed through the centuries. Combining a study of street-talk, with a survey of history, poetry, drama, and the great works of Western literature, Bawdy Language delves both into the origin of these words and phrases and the wide variety of synonyms for them. It is very much a legitimate area of study, and one which speaks directly to the human condition --scholarship that is both personal and entertaining. As you can guess, people have very mixed feelings about providing a venue for me. I can assure you, however, that as evidenced by the book, it is all in the very best taste. I hate to sound so promotional, but... Check out my website at www.bawdylanguage.com for verification of the above. Thanks for any consideration...Lawrence Paros (who never met a word he didn't like)


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#104810 - 07/15/03 06:11 PM Re: New forum
maverick Offline
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Registered: 09/15/00
Posts: 4757
Bawdy Talk
Here you can share your knowledge of Bawdy with others. Send us your favorite phrases and expressions...


aaaahhhh, I think I have already heard about this Bawdytalkers group somehow. ;)


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#104811 - 07/31/03 05:50 PM Re: New forum
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enthusiast

Registered: 11/07/01
Posts: 273
Loc: Ireland
Howye fokes

How is things with ye hear? Just popped ta tell ye all that I'm a fierce wordy little Teddy Bear alltagather and I'm currently, at the present time, looken fer a agent fer ta help me sell me wears.

No time waisters please.

Oh yea - while I'm at it, me pal (also a Teddy Bear), Albear Camoo, is looken fer a publisher fer his up and comen novel, "Nothin Between The Covers."

And he don't want no time waisters neither.

Be seein ya

GallantTed


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#104812 - 12/31/03 10:06 PM Re: New furem
GallantTed Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 11/07/01
Posts: 273
Loc: Ireland
Howye fokes

It's been 5 months since I proffered me services ta ye. Ye must have picked me up rong re me time waisten stripulations.

Anyways, I fergive ye this time but I just want ye ta know that things is reel bad hear and if us Teds and our scribblens don't get a brake soon, meself and MadDogTed have desided that we'll have no chice but ta sell Albear Camoo's fur fer ta make a fur cote from fer ta sell ta some furriner or somethin. Now fer ye - is this what all ye agents really want?

Be seein ya

GT

PS Fur cote fer sale. Apply within. No time waisters please.


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#104813 - 06/30/04 04:47 AM Re: New forum
doc_comfort Offline
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Registered: 01/18/01
Posts: 618
Loc: Australia
Well, this thread's advanced a lot since I left...


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#104814 - 07/23/04 11:48 AM Re: New forum
Wordwind Offline
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Registered: 09/30/01
Posts: 6296
Loc: Piedmont Region of Virginia, U...
:)

I still wish we had a strictly botanical forum along the lines of "Animal Safari," which should be--at least in concept--strictly for animals. Sigh.


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#104815 - 08/04/04 03:49 PM Re: New forum
Alex Williams Offline
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Registered: 01/05/01
Posts: 1814
Loc: Spam Factory
Well they were going to have an Avian Forum but it was rejected because...


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#104816 - 09/04/04 07:41 PM Re: New forum
Wordwind Offline
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Registered: 09/30/01
Posts: 6296
Loc: Piedmont Region of Virginia, U...
...it was for the birds?


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