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  •  It was more like (2+ / 0-)
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    BFSkinner, RiveroftheWest

    va fangool, pardon the spelling and the language

    I did find out later what it means, sort of,
    which is a directive to go f#@# an ass  or go f#$% yourself, depending on which person I believe.

    I should go ask those kids, they sure seemed to know.

    •  Some people say you only know a language when (2+ / 0-)
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      joynow, RiveroftheWest

      you can swear in it. :-D

      On that subject, some of the linguistics experts in Sindarin have constructed "swear words" from the roots of the vocabulary Tolkien developed. (Naturally, he didn't think of any such thing himself - he had enough trouble remembering what his Orcs were supposed to be saying.)

      If it's
      Not your body,
      Then it's
      Not your choice
      And it's
      None of your damn business!

      by TheOtherMaven on Thu Feb 20, 2014 at 05:09:40 PM PST

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