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#94082 - 02/27/03 06:45 AM Re: What?
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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Registered: 06/24/02
Posts: 7210
Loc: Vermont
yeah, 14 seconds. I'm only half-way through my first cup o' coffee.
I'll do better next time.

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#94083 - 03/02/03 03:36 AM Re: tee-shirts and bumper stickers
RubyRed Offline
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Registered: 03/02/03
Posts: 104
T-shirt seen on a member of a Bomb Squad:

IF YOU SEE ME
RUNNING,
TRY TO KEEP UP


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#94084 - 03/02/03 12:12 PM Re: marginally butter
modestgoddess Offline
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Registered: 02/18/02
Posts: 833
Loc: Eastern Ontario, Canada
S'il vous plait, Qu'est-ce que c'est le Francais pour "je ne sais quoi"?

Reminds me of a very funny exchange in Marianne Ackerman's play, L'Affaire Tartuffe, or The Garrison Officers Rehearse Moliere. There the garrison officers are, rehearsing Moliere, and I believe they had to have a soldier stand in for one of the officers who couldn't be there (not positive that was the situation, it's been awhile since I saw the play!).

One officer reads his line and the soldier reads his response:

Soldier: Qwoy?
Officer: (correcting the soldier) Qwoh.
Soldier: What?!

Hm. Maybe it's funnier live....I still love it - an exchange that consists of the same word repeated three times with different nuances and in two different languages...!


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#94085 - 03/03/03 09:39 AM Re: tee-shirts and bumper stickers
RhubarbCommando Offline
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Registered: 08/23/00
Posts: 2204
IF YOU SEE ME
RUNNING,
TRY TO KEEP UP

Sounds sound advice to me, Ruby

- and welcome aBoard and welcome to the trio of Rhubarb, Rubrick and Ruby.

This is goin' to get confoosin', I can see - Rube Ruby and Rhuby


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#94086 - 03/03/03 11:06 AM Re: with apologies to Wm. Shakespeare
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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Loc: Vermont
ah, there's the rub

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#94087 - 03/04/03 01:37 AM Re: with apologies to Wm. Shakespeare
RubyRed Offline
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Registered: 03/02/03
Posts: 104
LOL, etaion! One can never resist a good pun, eh?

Oh, dear, Rhuby......I would have never registered as
Ruby, had I known there were two others! I am actually
known as JFN on another site I frequent, so I could
re-register as that. I was just getting kind of tired of it,
and chose RubyRed for this site, because Rubye is
my grandmother's name, and rubies are my birthstone.

I guess I could become RR......but then that makes me
sound like a Railroad, or like Rest and Relaxation, or like
Ronald Reagan..........hmmmm, such a conundrum!

Thanks for the welcome, btw! :)




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#94088 - 03/04/03 08:46 AM Re: with apologies to Wm. Shakespeare
Jackie Online   content

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Registered: 03/15/00
Posts: 11609
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
Don't worry about it, Ruby. Rubrick doesn't take kindly to being shortened (!), in my opinion, and as to Rhuby--well, I started that as a play on gender, so I suppose he could be switched to Barbie, and that would accomplish the same purpose. <Evil Grin>
And no, don't become RR, for the reasons you stated. I suppose you could be called Grapefruit...

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#94089 - 03/04/03 09:08 AM Re: Where's Toto?
WhitmanO'Neill Offline
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Registered: 03/13/01
Posts: 4189
Loc: Rio Grande, Cape May County, N...
Or we could call her "Slippers"...("there's no place like home, there's no place like home...") Or Dorothy.

Welcome, RubyRed


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#94090 - 03/04/03 04:17 PM Bump her stick her
consuelo Offline
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Registered: 06/11/01
Posts: 2636
Loc: Caribbean
"What if the Hokey Pokey is what it's all about?"


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#94091 - 03/04/03 05:01 PM Re: tee-shirts and bumper stickers
Coffeebean Offline
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Registered: 02/11/03
Posts: 725
Loc: Oregon, USA
A humorous bumpersticker/tee shirt slogan seen:

Princess, having had sufficient experience with princes, seeks frog.

sounds like something translated from Latin, eh?


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