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#195127 - 12/18/10 07:48 AM y'mean like a Drum Major? [Re: Candy]
wofahulicodoc Offline
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Originally Posted By: Candy
...(we are all so clever in this game...with the underlying or should that be the (subject) heading....I get lots of extra laughs. You had me thinking with your Hello Dolly, Wofa...for a minute I was off on the wrong track with Barbara Streisand.....and now I feel 'sheepish'. )


wink {wink}

BAND-AID (That's the Drum Major. As you can see, some are less clever than others)

D --> C

ACADIAN

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#195130 - 12/18/10 11:34 AM - - -tranquil [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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+ R


ARCADIAN
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#195131 - 12/18/10 03:46 PM Phyllis [Re: LukeJavan8]
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Never assume anything. I just now realized that Arthur Sullivan's Strephon (Iolanthe), an "Arcadian shepherd," had a Classical origin.

Moving right along (but not too far) -

ARCADIAN

R-->N

CANADIAN

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#195132 - 12/18/10 08:28 PM - -- -slithers [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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I > O


ANACONDA
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#195136 - 12/19/10 04:25 AM Re: - -..stumped the brains [Re: LukeJavan8]
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I cant find anything......though I have enjoyed an evening of reading about Iolanthe and Arcadian shepherds.

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#195142 - 12/19/10 10:39 AM A shepherd he [Re: Candy]
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Google has something to say about everything

This one’s about Arcadia, from the sixteenth century.

And this one seems to be a previous incarnation of Strephon the Arcadian shepherd, done by Gilbert & Someoneelse ten years before Iolanthe.

"Strephon" means "lover"? Or was I just skimming too fast?


From Iolanthe -

STREPHON: A shepherd I -
ALL: A shepherd he!
S. Of Arcady -
ALL: Of Arcadee!
S. Betrothed are we!
ALL: Betrothed are they -
S. And mean to be -
ALL: Espoused to-day!


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#195143 - 12/19/10 11:25 AM Re: - -..stumped the brains [Re: Candy]
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.....as did I.
But we may have hit another impasse.
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#195145 - 12/19/10 12:43 PM neologism alert [Re: LukeJavan8]
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ANACONDA

A-->E

CANONADE - a noisy unceasing bombardment with repetitive church music (typically by Pachelbel)

(see rant, and then rantidote )

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#195146 - 12/19/10 12:45 PM Re: neologism alert [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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Maybe that should be "They shall beat their swords into refreshing drinks"?

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#195149 - 12/19/10 01:07 PM - - - -odds and ends. [Re: wofahulicodoc]
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N > T

ANECDOTA
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