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Nominative determinism (redux) #208870
01/10/13 03:12 AM
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In news about a (heh) catastrophic decline in the west african lion population, views are proffered by an expert from the charity, LionAid. His name?

Dr Pieter Kat

Re: Nominative determinism (redux) [Re: maverick] #208874
01/10/13 07:01 AM
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Is kat a con man? I cry for the lions. The damn Africans must set aside enough land to insure that their indigious lions survive. Damn them. Their culture propagates people they can't feed and doesn't protect a wonderful legacy.
Bad culture. sick


Re: Nominative determinism (redux) [Re: maverick] #208886
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When life takes away lions, make Lionaid.


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Re: Nominative determinism (redux) [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu] #208888
01/10/13 05:24 PM
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To do that, Buff, presumably one needs to lionise a lion?


I'm immortal until proven otherwise
Re: Nominative determinism (redux) [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu] #208895
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> make Lionaid

smile sick, shreddy, but funny smile

Alternatively, make up your own lion...

Re: Nominative determinism (redux) [Re: maverick] #208906
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Make up my own lion? OK, here goes :-

Two big cats in the registry office: are they Marriage Lions?

WWII - A big cat joined the French Maquis, but wasn't very effective. he was the Lion of least resistance

Two big cats travelling at right angles to each othe: they are crossed lions. If they travel next to each other as parallel lions - they'll never meet

The yellow-and-black big cat makes straight for his objective: is he making a Bee Lion for it?

The star of the Lion King is off sick: there are many applicants to take his place. They stand in Lion for the job?

Richard Branson relies on railway lions


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Re: Nominative determinism (redux) [Re: Rhubarb Commando] #208909
01/11/13 12:22 AM
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You can't hide those Lion eyes - the Eagles

I walk the Lion - Johnny Cash

Hello - Lionel Ritchie

Re: Nominative determinism (redux) [Re: olly] #208914
01/11/13 01:13 AM
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>I walk the Lion - Johnny Cash

the way I heard it, was:

I keep my pants up with Piece of Twine
I keep my eyes wide open all the Time
I keep the end up for the Ties that Bind
Because you're mine, Please pull the Twine.

Re: Nominative determinism (redux) [Re: tsuwm] #208918
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tsuwm, You're lion! That's not the real lions to I walk the lion. mad

Re: Nominative determinism (redux) [Re: jenny jenny] #208920
01/11/13 04:48 AM
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A big cat placed on one side of a balance is lion in weight.


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