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Fire in the morning/Spelling arrgh

Yesterday, walking down Euston Road, I was surprised to see a man juggling fire, even though it was morning. I'm not sure why fire-juggling does not strike me as a morning activity. It seems a thing of afternoons or evenings.

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C. has a question for you: how does one differentiate between pirate and zombie "arr"s?

I postulate that zombie ones have more "gh"s in them.

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makyo
Jan. 4th, 2013 12:24 am (UTC)
Also, I think they have different intonation: a zombie arr is monotonous while a pirate arr is more definitive: "aaaarrgh... brains..." vs "arr! Jim, lad!"