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mdevoto #194362 11/29/10 09:42 PM
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Originally Posted By: mdevoto
.... to "sforzando" because I recognized the music: it's from the first movement of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony....


Thats the first thing that came in my mind when reading AWAD this morning

Candy #194401 11/30/10 04:28 PM
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/dont' read music except to sing with others, but
Beethoven did not come to mind.


----please, draw me a sheep----
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I don't read music either Luke.....it was just when I read the explanation of the word.... Beethoven's 5th sprang to mind.

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Originally Posted By: RonDavis
It is not coincidental that two of Anu's examples, "fjord" and "cwm", are extremely important words in the English language, because they occur in the sentence

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Fjord bank cwms vext quiz.


which is the only sentence I know that makes sense, lacks abbreviations, and uses all the letters of the alphabet once each. The "w" in "cwm" is particularly important, because the Roman alphabet used for English is desperately short of vowels.


Did I post that? Is there any way I can blame the computer or the Internet or anything else for the missing word? LukeJanan8, thank you for the correction. You and I choose different orders of the words, but both make sense.

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Originally Posted By: Candy
I don't read music either Luke.....it was just when I read the explanation of the word.... Beethoven's 5th sprang to mind.


I see, I thought the picture was a piece of sheet music
from the symphony. (Love the 5th, but the 6th is my
favorite).


----please, draw me a sheep----
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Originally Posted By: RonDavis
It is not coincidental that two of Anu's examples, "fjord" and "cwm", are extremely important words in the English language, because they occur in the sentence

Quote:
Fjord bank cwms vext quiz.


which is the only sentence I know that makes sense, lacks abbreviations, and uses all the letters of the alphabet once each. The "w" in "cwm" is particularly important, because the Roman alphabet used for English is desperately short of vowels.


Did I post that? Is there any way I can blame the computer or the Internet or anything else for the missing word? LukeJanan8, thank you for the correction. You and I choose different orders of the words, but both make sense.


Glad to see we both have all the letters. I saved the
sentence from a previous site discussing words like this
one. That site is now defunct, however, sadly, had many
contributors: lots of discussions. I was intrigued by the
sentence so I saved it. Glad to have been a help. And I
surely would blame the computer-I do all the time.


----please, draw me a sheep----
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