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Forum: SLC 11 September 2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,069
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
Thanks. Interesting about the name. Maybe...

Thanks.

Interesting about the name. Maybe the scriptwriters used the name for the character because they knew some girls called that as teenagers back in the 70s.
Forum: Religion 25 August 2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 19,613
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
One word: LOL! :D

One word: LOL! :D
Forum: Urban Legends 25 August 2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 15,632
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
How common is it for urban legends from a very specific location to spread?

I'm not sure how to actually phrase the question I want to ask so I hope that this thread title isn't too vague.

Background: Not too long ago I was googling search terms for something and found...
Forum: Language 23 April 2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 121,407
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
That one shows up all over the internet; even in...

That one shows up all over the internet; even in non-American contexts such as here. (http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/forums/index.php?/topic/714752-ok-surely-this-is-the-worst-name-evah/page__st__50)
Forum: SLC 19 December 2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,336
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
Thanks. By "I am doing a foundation course" I...

Thanks. By "I am doing a foundation course" I meant that I'm going to do it next year.
Forum: SLC 19 December 2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,336
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
Finished my HSC last month

Last month I finally finished my HSC and today I got my ATAR. It wasn't high enough for me to get into Uni though (that's what I get for not studying hard enough) but I am doing a kind of foundation...
Forum: Social Studies 26 September 2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,004
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
I remember hearing somewhere that it's rude to...

I remember hearing somewhere that it's rude to ask someone their age-- that probably has something to do with it.
Forum: Entertainment 19 September 2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,649
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
So basically describing Berlin as a...

So basically describing Berlin as a "Fagin"?
Forum: Entertainment 08 August 2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,649
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
@Seaboe: Why do you think the rumour got started?

@Seaboe: Why do you think the rumour got started?
Forum: Entertainment 08 August 2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,649
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
Probably was intended to be/can be interpreted as...

Probably was intended to be/can be interpreted as a bawdy reference that I took literally.
Forum: Entertainment 08 August 2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,649
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
And just FTR, I don't believe it was true.

And just FTR, I don't believe it was true.
Forum: Entertainment 08 August 2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,947
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
bump. Has anyone heard about this?

bump. Has anyone heard about this?
Forum: Entertainment 08 August 2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,649
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
Irving Berlin's songs were written by a black kid who lived in his closet?

Around 1911, there was a rumour/urban legend about Irving Berlin keeping a "pickaninny" (it was' 1911) in his closet who wrote his songs. This story followed him for the rest of his life, and he...
Forum: Social Studies 26 July 2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 22,801
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
"measuring everything your kid does"? That's...

"measuring everything your kid does"? That's OTT.
Forum: Social Studies 17 July 2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,280
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
I think it's because these days, discrimination...

I think it's because these days, discrimination is mostly more subtle, at least in countries with anti-discrimination laws making overt discrimination illegal. Also, certain ideas about men and women...
Forum: Amusement Bark 09 July 2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,937
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
Well "pet" is mostly a term of endearment, and...

Well "pet" is mostly a term of endearment, and here I think it's meant to refer to "a woman" or "a man's (female) lover."

So "colored pet"= "colored (Black) woman"
Forum: Amusement Bark 09 July 2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,937
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
Is Alexander's Ragtime Band racist?

So, as I've mentioned before, my dad has a huge CD collection, including not only songs from the 70s, when he was a teenager, but also a lot of stuff before and shortly after that. One of the CDs...
Forum: Amusement Bark 07 July 2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 60,160
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
I've noticed that there seem to be songs/artists...

I've noticed that there seem to be songs/artists that are associated with a specific group of people, which is why sometimes generic-you, if you like them, seem to get given grief about it.
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 July 2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,785
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
Where does he come off as pretentious in The...

Where does he come off as pretentious in The Entertainer?
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 July 2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,785
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
It's fascinating, though how many people love...

It's fascinating, though how many people love Piano Man.
Forum: Amusement Bark 06 July 2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,785
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
I don't really like Piano Man, because it's so...

I don't really like Piano Man, because it's so overplayed. It's OK, I don't hate it.
Forum: Amusement Bark 03 July 2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,785
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
Who else is a Billy Joel fan?

Who else on here is a Billy Joel fan? Do you have an opinion on a song of his that you believe is under/overrated, or just don't like? I know there's some people around who hate Billy Joel, and while...
Forum: Glurge Gallery 01 July 2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 25,971
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
What were they like?

What were they like?
Forum: Social Studies 01 July 2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 39,116
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
Everyone said what I wanted to say. Yes, all...

Everyone said what I wanted to say. Yes, all groups of people engage in conversation-jacking; I'm unfortunately prone to Tolkienjacking and I'm sure all my friends go, Oh, not Tolkien again. But I...
Forum: Police Blotter 29 June 2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,443
Posted By Morwen Edhelwen
Her parents are calling her mentally ill? Looks...

Her parents are calling her mentally ill? Looks like they're the ones who are mentally ill.
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