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#119138 - 01/08/04 08:30 AM Indie
Jackie Offline

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This is what I was trying to look up in Quinion. I hate to show such ignorance, but what, exactly, does this word signify, and where did it come from?


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#119139 - 01/08/04 08:34 AM Re: Indie
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independent, outside the mainstream.

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#119140 - 01/08/04 08:35 AM Re: Indie
wwh Offline
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Indie - the famous auto races?


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#119141 - 01/08/04 08:38 AM Re: Indie
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I know the term in the context of independent record labels.


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#119142 - 01/08/04 09:35 AM Re: Indie
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I've also heard it referring to independent film producers.


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#119143 - 01/08/04 11:28 AM Re: Indie
dxb Offline
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Loc: UK
There are some West ones I hear. Think they play cricket.


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#119144 - 01/08/04 12:37 PM Indie
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It's what Sean Connery(father) called Harrison Ford (son) in "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade"


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#119145 - 01/08/04 02:57 PM Re: Indie
Flatlander Offline
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Registered: 01/18/01
Posts: 428
Loc: Cape Cod, MA, US
It's what Sean Connery(father) called Harrison Ford (son) in "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade"

Actually he resisted calling him Indiana (or Indy) for most of the film -- "We named the DOG Indiana!" He prefered to refer to his son as Junior -- "[pointing to himself] Henry Jones... [pointing to Indiana]...Junior."

[/unhealthy obsession mode]


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#119146 - 01/08/04 03:11 PM Re: Indie
musick Offline
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...for most of the film...

Does this mean he *did at least once?


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#119147 - 01/09/04 08:16 PM Re: Indie
Alex Williams Offline
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Posts: 1814
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To me the word implies independent, especially a small record label or movie production studio, or the products thereof: an indie band, an indie film.


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