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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.



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