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BranShea #170942 10/29/07 10:41 AM
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* Do I see zmejhz here in before the metamorphosis?*


We called jheem Nuncle, too.

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jheem

Yes, jheem was my father's only son.


Ceci n'est pas un seing.
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BranShea #170994 10/29/07 09:45 PM
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grotty!

(from one of my many favorite scenes in a Hard Days' Night)


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‘I wouldn't be seen dead in them. They're dead grotty.’ Marshall stared. ‘Grotty?’ ‘Yeah—grotesque.’

BranShea #171005 10/30/07 12:15 AM
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Just to add something to the Etymology of wwh's first post in 2004 . Gargoyles are grotesqe but the word come from gargouille, Old French for throat. Grotesqe from 'grottesche'.


Is this becouse they were used at the end of gutters to direct the rain off the cathedral walls?

Zed #171009 10/30/07 08:22 AM
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Gos,Yes! of course.I never took that little mindstep. Seems like the most logical association to make.Thanks!

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> mindstep

I like that.


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Just to add something to the Etymology of wwh's first post in 2004 . Gargoyles are grotesqe but the word come from gargouille, Old French for throat. Grotesqe from 'grottesche'.


Is this becouse they were used at the end of gutters to direct the rain off the cathedral walls?


No, becuase.

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