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Re: Things I've researched for writing

Postby Olax » Sun Nov 14, 2010 7:22 pm

If Young Nastyman couldn't do it, it's not cool.
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Re: Things I've researched for writing

Postby Kovvy » Sun Nov 14, 2010 7:59 pm

MINDbullets!
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Re: Things I've researched for writing

Postby Olax » Sun Nov 14, 2010 8:53 pm

Finally. 20 Megapoints for Kovvy.
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Re: Things I've researched for writing

Postby Kovvy » Sun Nov 14, 2010 9:38 pm

Yesssssss!
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Re: Things I've researched for writing

Postby Astrogirl » Wed Nov 17, 2010 11:41 pm

What the thing is called into which seatbelts are plucked. (Buckle, apparently, but I am not sure about this, yet.)

Angelman Syndrome. Not related to my story at all, but due to this: http://www.buckleboss.com/ .

English punctuation rules for direct speech. Decided to ignore them afterwards.
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Re: Things I've researched for writing

Postby Kovvy » Thu Nov 18, 2010 12:47 am

Yep, a buckle-- and man that device is crazy!
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Re: Things I've researched for writing

Postby Astrogirl » Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:09 pm

Kovvy wrote:Lock up all your chillins!

No idea what that means.


Next: Italian words for mom and dad.
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Re: Things I've researched for writing

Postby Oldrac the Chitinous » Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:20 pm

Dante uses "Mamma" and "Babbo" at the beginning of Canto 32 of Inferno.

What do you mean you wanted something more recent?
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Re: Things I've researched for writing

Postby Astrogirl » Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:36 pm

I found mamma and papá.
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Re: Things I've researched for writing

Postby Olax » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:24 pm

Babbo Natale = Father Christmas. Papá is also Italian for dad.

Papa, on the other hand...
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Re: Things I've researched for writing

Postby Astrogirl » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:37 pm

Is German. And French.

Damned French, always stealing words.
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Re: Things I've researched for writing

Postby Olax » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:38 pm

Papa is Italian for pope.
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Re: Things I've researched for writing

Postby Astrogirl » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:39 pm

Damn Catholics. Always stealing words.
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Re: Things I've researched for writing

Postby Oldrac the Chitinous » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:50 pm

Astrogirl wrote:Is German. And French.

Damned French, always stealing words.

And Smurf!
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Re: Things I've researched for writing

Postby Astrogirl » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:57 pm

And smurf.

Wait, what?
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