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Re: Random thoughts

Postby Ducatista » Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:10 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:I see that Tag Evers, the concert promoter, is running for alder in my district. When I read that, I wondered if he is related to the governor-elect.

Tag is Eh-vers, not Ee-vers.

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Re: Random thoughts

Postby Henry Vilas » Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:16 pm

Sometimes family members change the pronunciation of their names. Stephen Colbert, for example.

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Re: Random thoughts

Postby Ducatista » Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:01 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:Stephen Colbert, for example.

100% on point.

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Re: Random thoughts

Postby gargantua » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:09 pm

Ducatista wrote:
Henry Vilas wrote:Stephen Colbert, for example.

100% on point.

That said, "Tag"? Come on, man. I knew a woman who named her poodle that.

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Re: Random thoughts

Postby Bwis53 » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:54 pm

And then there are old men named Sonny...

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Re: Random thoughts

Postby Henry Vilas » Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:05 am

Why aren't plastic straw recyclable? Same question about plastic toothbrushes.

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Re: Random thoughts

Postby Cadfael » Fri Dec 14, 2018 11:22 pm

When we lose one sense, our other senses are enhanced.

That's why people with no sense of humor have an increased sense of self-importance.

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Re: Random thoughts

Postby Henry Vilas » Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:15 am

Not a random thought, but a random video.


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Re: Random thoughts

Postby Bwis53 » Fri Dec 21, 2018 11:59 am

It shoulda been set to Tango music...

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Re: Random thoughts

Postby gozer » Fri Dec 21, 2018 5:33 pm

that debate has been going on for a while -- for example, the 8848-metre mountain which gets taller at about the same rate fingernails grow on the nepal-china border is mount ee-ver-est as is the surname part of the name of everest & jennings the durable medical equipment manufacturer . . .

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Re: Random thoughts

Postby gargantua » Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:03 pm

2018 Surly Darkness is way better than the 2017 version. I dare anyone who has had both to claim otherwise.
I might be the only left on the Forum who even knows what I'm referring to.....

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Re: Random thoughts

Postby gozer » Sat Dec 22, 2018 6:39 am

Henry Vilas wrote:Sometimes family members change the pronunciation of their names. Stephen Colbert, for example.


um, the t is supposed to be silent, like the p in coup d'état, the t in perot, or the p in pfenning & g in gnostic for that matter -- i think there was an r p r politician from the vii. arrondissement of paris by the name colbert some time ago and that's how everybody pronounced it . . . it is not col-bert, the second syllable rhyming with "shirt" anymore than the wise fellow accused of corrupting the youth by malcontents was named so-crates . . . (slant rhymes with masturbates)

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Re: Random thoughts

Postby jman111 » Sat Dec 22, 2018 6:57 am

gargantua wrote:2018 Surly Darkness is way better than the 2017 version. I dare anyone who has had both to claim otherwise.
I might be the only left on the Forum who even knows what I'm referring to.....

I've got a bomber of each in the fridge. Haven't tried the '18 yet, but I'm looking forward to it.
I see there are still some on the shelves. Maybe I should grab a couple more...

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Re: Random thoughts

Postby gozer » Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:38 am

gargantua wrote:2018 Surly Darkness is way better than the 2017 version. I dare anyone who has had both to claim otherwise.
I might be the only left on the Forum who even knows what I'm referring to.....


has anyone around here had ass breda? what might it taste like?

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Re: Random thoughts

Postby gargantua » Sat Dec 22, 2018 9:37 am

jman111 wrote:
gargantua wrote:2018 Surly Darkness is way better than the 2017 version. I dare anyone who has had both to claim otherwise.
I might be the only left on the Forum who even knows what I'm referring to.....

I've got a bomber of each in the fridge. Haven't tried the '18 yet, but I'm looking forward to it.
I see there are still some on the shelves. Maybe I should grab a couple more...

I had it on tap at Craftsman Table and Tap, but they're probably out of it by now. In fact our server thought it was gone when we ordered, but fortunately she was wrong.
We got a bomber at Woodman's Monday that I'm holding on to for a bit.


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