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Postby Brazilian dude » Tue Jul 18, 2006 10:38 pm

No, just more familiarity with the words of a firebrand of the American Revolution, Patrick Henry, and the ultimate line of his most famous speech.

I thought the original words were Give me liberty or give me death!

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Postby Stargzer » Tue Jul 18, 2006 11:55 pm

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No, just more familiarity with the words of a firebrand of the American Revolution, Patrick Henry, and the ultimate line of his most famous speech.

I thought the original words were Give me liberty or give me death!

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. . . the words of a firebrand of the American Revolution, Patrick Henry, and the ultimate line of his most famous speech.


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Postby Brazilian dude » Wed Jul 19, 2006 12:24 pm

Funny you said Luke. A lot of American friends of mine call me Looch.

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Postby Brazilian dude » Wed Jul 19, 2006 12:25 pm

I know, I know, you're talking about Luke Skywalker. I'm not that ignorant, sheesh.
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Postby Stargzer » Wed Jul 19, 2006 12:53 pm

Isn't Loch Looch a lake in Scotland?
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Postby Stargzer » Wed Jul 19, 2006 12:54 pm

Better than Olive, anyway . . . :)
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Postby Stargzer » Wed Jul 19, 2006 12:59 pm

. . . and Ledo is already taken, L E d O . . .
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Postby Perry » Tue Jul 25, 2006 10:47 am

tcward wrote:Give me uberty or give me dearth?

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Why not have both. I have a dearth of uberty. :?
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Postby Palewriter » Tue Jul 25, 2006 9:18 pm

Brazilian dude wrote:Funny you said Luke. A lot of American friends of mine call me Looch.

Luciano Eduardo de Oliveira, para servi-lo e protegê-lo.


Perhaps they mean "louche"? :D

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Postby gailr » Wed Jul 26, 2006 12:27 am

Thanks for going there, PW!
And don't let him tell you he doesn't know squat about this.
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Postby Stargzer » Wed Jul 26, 2006 10:17 pm

Louche morals?
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Postby Bailey » Wed Jul 26, 2006 11:24 pm

I was just sure BD had two eyes, here I go again assuming cranial parts on others come in pairs.

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Postby Brazilian dude » Thu Jul 27, 2006 12:30 pm

As a matter of fact, I have four eyes.

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Postby Bailey » Thu Jul 27, 2006 12:58 pm

Bailey wrote:I was just sure BD had two eyes, here I go again assuming cranial parts on others come in pairs.

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As a matter of fact, I have four eyes.

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did you hear that whiring? that was the sound of the looche's roots going over.

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louche (lsh)
adj.
Of questionable taste or morality; decadent: "The rebuilt [Moscow hotel] is home to the flashy, louche Western disco Manhattan Express" Liesl Schillinger.



[French, from Old French losche, squint-eyed, feminine of lois, from Latin luscus, blind in one eye.]

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Uberty or dearth

Postby digitaldunes » Sun Sep 25, 2011 10:38 pm

I have always maintained, "Give me lottery or give me dearth" and have become accustomed to the latter.
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