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It was a good day. Among other things, we had dinner at Wahaca, coincidentally ran into ewtikins on the Underground and briefly caught up, and saw the very entertaining Marvel's Avengers Assembled. (Speaking of which, I am certain my f'list promised me *two* scenes during the credits, and there was only the one.)

But the highlight of my day that I really want to tell you about is this word: drumbledairy.

The "drumbledairy" is a sixteenth-century spelling of the word which would eventually settle itself on "dromedary".
1570 P. Levens Manipulus Vocabulorum sig. Iiv/1, A Drumbledarie, Dromedarius.



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May. 6th, 2012 10:41 pm (UTC)
I think you're seeing the international release, which only had one freebie at the end. (At least, that's what I think I heard.) Did you see the one with SUPER SEKRIT BADDIE or eating?

(My use of caps shows my opinion of said super secret villain.)
May. 6th, 2012 10:44 pm (UTC)
In Australia we only got the SUPER SEKRIT BADDIE*. I do think this is unfair.

*This means I agree with you. I think they should have gone with Margaret Thatcher, just for a change.
May. 6th, 2012 10:54 pm (UTC)
This comment is made of win and you should feel great for making me crack up, all the way on the other side of the Pacific Ocean. :D
May. 6th, 2012 10:46 pm (UTC)
No eating. The species which sent the army on a dark asteroid/planetary body, intimating earthly doomishness.
May. 6th, 2012 10:47 pm (UTC)
I'm trying to be specific in a vague way. I know who the SSB is because I read posts on the subject, but the name didn't mean anything to me since I don't really know the universe that well, other than from the movies.

Also, I wouldn't recognize the SSB if/when I saw it as a result of not knowing the universe.

Edited at 2012-05-06 10:48 pm (UTC)
May. 6th, 2012 10:55 pm (UTC)
TBH, SSB was almost unrecognizable to me, but Husband filled me in. I was more into the second freebie, which I am sorry you didn't get to see because it was so well-timed and perfect.
May. 6th, 2012 11:09 pm (UTC)
They do, in fact, go for shwarma. Probably right after the battle, given that they're still dirtied up and too exhausted to talk.
May. 6th, 2012 11:41 pm (UTC)
Played by Alexis Denisoff, I gather.
May. 6th, 2012 10:53 pm (UTC)
May. 7th, 2012 01:42 am (UTC)
That would have been the highlight for me, too!
May. 7th, 2012 05:25 am (UTC)
Yes, the "at the end of credit" shot was always meant as a sort of present to the Americans for having to wait another week. It was, according to Robert Downey, actually shot only a couple of days before the British (and international) release. Mind you, there was fic about it within about ten hours of the first showings in the States.
May. 7th, 2012 06:31 am (UTC)
I eagerly await my easter eggs for almost every other major cinematic release of the ... well, of ever, really.

-- a bitter New Zealander
May. 7th, 2012 06:37 am (UTC)

That would be these people then. I saw them in a van this week.
May. 7th, 2012 08:11 pm (UTC)
Oh, perfect! They've clearly missed a trick with the name of their company there.
May. 7th, 2012 01:31 pm (UTC)
um ... as in Oaxaca?
May. 7th, 2012 04:07 pm (UTC)
Yes, but Wahaca (sic) is the name of the three branches of the casual London-based Mexican street food restaurant.
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