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#49423 12/06/01 12:35 AM
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In the loch was stuck our Nessie,
Boy, the bottom must be messy!

[Why don't they just search for the dung!...d'oh!...and DNA it?]


#49424 12/06/01 09:20 PM
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Imagine the size of the catfish!


#49425 12/07/01 04:17 AM
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Imagine the size of the catfish!

There you go, Wordwind! Open up a Southern Fried Catfish stand on the shores of Loch Ness, and you're rich! if y'all can cook, that is!...not a very gentlemanly thing to say to a Southern lady, is it? Of course you're a wizard in the kitchen, right?


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Everything I cook is Blackened.

Speaking of lochs, why, "You take the high road, and I'll take the low road, and I'll be in Scotland a-fore ye"?
Which roads were these?

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Which roads were these?

The high road was the road through the mortal realms, the low road the one through Faerie.


#49428 12/07/01 01:29 PM
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Interesting, Faldage. That's since gotten twisted, eh? Far as I know, in today's parlance to take "the high road" means to do the noble, good thing.


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Yes, AS, but i think that is because the High Road-- (or more common High Street) is the UK (but not scotish) equiviant of Main street-- and both main street, or high street, would be the location of the "better shops" and where the "betters" would shop. Taking the high road could be acting like nobility..

i just got around to reading the first Harry Potter book, and the bit about "Diagon Alley" is an updated version of many irish (and i suspect scotish) fairytales-- the secret, underground world of fairies and 'little people' was alway faster, than above ground.. Rowling's books plays on many themes of celtic myth, in a delightful way.

interesting how High road can have very different meaning one little island, isn't it? Its a wonder than we can understand anything said by a english language speaker from an other country!


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Speaking of lochs, why, "You take the high road, and I'll take the low road ..."? Which roads were these?

Here too the "two roads diverged in a yellow wood" -- apparently leading to Goldi-lochs.

As noted, the road chosen "made all the difference". Thus at this fork of the road, one choice is the best of tines, the other the worst of tines.

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the road chosen "made all the difference".

How much easier the Yog' had it.


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Here too the "two roads diverged in a yellow wood" -- apparently leading to Goldi-lochs.

Hmmm...I didn't know Robert Frost was talking about Gallant Ted's friend. Who else do you know, GT?

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