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#52946 - 01/15/02 03:27 PM kultural landmarks
of troy Offline
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Registered: 10/17/00
Posts: 5400
Loc: rego park
catching up today-- and as i moved through threads, i kept tripping over cultural landmarks
i.e.,
Monty Python-- the show and the movies

British Sitcoms
-------Yes Minister
-------Are You Being Served?
-------Eastenders
-------Keeping Up Appearence
-------Others?

Lord of the Rings

Robert Heinlein
(complete works)

Science
geology, in particular,
chemistry (mainly periodic table, or physical elements of chemitry)
Physics
(and meta physics, especially perpetual motion machine made from cats an chicken Tika Masala)
computers and or Math

alcohol
(yeah, it should be part of chemisty, but it stands on its own)

travel

bodily functions and parts
(electric Jugs anyone?)

there is half hearted effort at sports,

but it doesn't hold a candle to Food

and the funnies posts always involve animals
(CK is one reason for that-- he seems to have been born with an urban heart deep in the county-- how else could you explain his adventures with sheep!)

Oh, yeah, and an interest in the specific vocabularies used by all these topics!


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#52947 - 01/15/02 04:08 PM Re: kultural landmarks
Jackie Offline

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Kulcha--ah, yes. I have learned so very much here that I had never known or dreamed of, from all you fine people--the most recent undreamed-of one was jibbing a dong--or something like that. (HI, F-babe! Good to see you back--and you, too, ladymoon! ) I have learned that there is just something about New Zealanders...and Aussies, too, but in a different way. I have learned some of the weird names that Brit-speakers have for things...
Just an amazing experience, all the way around. Thank you all!


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#52948 - 01/15/02 05:07 PM Re: kultural landmarks
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) I have learned that there is just something about New Zealanders...and Aussies, too, but in a different way.

Dear lady, that has got to be one of the most enigmatic and potentially inflammatory statements ever posted on this Board. Would you care to explain, just a teensy-weensy little bit about what you mean?

[dangerous-glint-in-eye-while-loading-army-surplus-M16 -e]

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#52949 - 01/15/02 05:25 PM Re: kultural landmarks
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Thank you, Helen and Jackie!! I was just looking for a place to post this today (didn't figure it warranted a whole nother thread):

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/020115/80/cp93s.html

Love this quote:
"When you stop to think about it, you realise how very strange and how very funny the Brits are," she said.



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#52950 - 01/15/02 05:34 PM Re: kultural landmarks
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the most recent undreamed-of one was jibbing a dong-

Not even I had ever dreamed of that one![whistle-e]Sailing, sailing, over the ocean blue......


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#52951 - 01/15/02 06:23 PM Re: kultural landmarks
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Science
geology, in particular,
chemistry (mainly periodic table, or physical elements of chemitry)
Physics
(and meta physics, especially perpetual motion machine made from cats an chicken Tika Masala)
computers and or Math


Someone is gonna have to splayn what *these have to do with kulture.

CK - I figured you'd be aimin a little to the right after that crack about sheep! (don't ask me to elucidate which words require stress and which entendre I prefer)

Just for Fun...http://www.geocities.com/WestHollywood/3652

Hey! Wait a minute! "Enigmatic and potentially inflammatory" is my gig!




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#52952 - 01/15/02 08:41 PM "Jibbing a Dong"
Fiberbabe Offline
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Registered: 01/12/01
Posts: 771
Loc: Portland, Oregon
Sailing, sailing, over the ocean blue......

Oh, that's quite an image. Thank you, Consuelo.


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#52953 - 01/15/02 10:04 PM Re: kultural landmarks
Jackie Offline

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Dear lady, that has got to be one of the most enigmatic and potentially inflammatory statements ever posted on this Board. Would you care to explain, just a teensy-weensy little bit about what you mean?

[dangerous-glint-in-eye-while-loading-army-surplus-M16 -e]

I knew you'd like that, CK! I see that you perceived my intent perfectly. (Sorry, musick, for trespassing on your "Enigmatic and potentially inflammatory" gig. I'll back out of it now.) My Dear CK, I only meant that you-all have that...je ne sais quoi... <EG>
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Not even I had ever dreamed of that one![whistle-e]Sailing, sailing, over the ocean blue......
Hee, hee! [satisfied grin e]






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#52954 - 01/15/02 10:39 PM Re: kultural landmarks
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Ray Bradbury
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
Woody Allen
Friedrich Nietzsche
Ogden Nash
Dorothy Parker
archaeology. paleontology, anthropology, scio-apology

there is a half hearted effort at sports That's only because the Sports Police are lurking! hi Mav!

herbal medicine, or not

(electric Jugs anyone?) But wouldn't you get electrocuted if you filled an electric jug with water?




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#52955 - 01/15/02 11:32 PM Re: kultural landmarks
Angel Offline
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Registered: 12/28/01
Posts: 688
bodily functions and parts
(electric Jugs anyone?)


Would those jugs be bigguns?


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