A Conversation for New English Words Quiz: Winter 2010

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Post 1

MMF - Keeper of Mustelids, with added P.M.A., is now in a relationship.

Oops. Guess two out of twenty doesn't put me in the top flight here!

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MMF

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Post 2

Icy North

Look at it this way - you've learned 18 new words. Others won't get as much out of it as you have smiley - whistle


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Post 3

MMF - Keeper of Mustelids, with added P.M.A., is now in a relationship.

smiley - rofl

Just have to find a good convo I can slip them in, so to speak!

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MMF

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Post 4

Icy North

I challenge you to get Frogpondian into your next h2g2 University Project smiley - laugh


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Post 5

shagbark

so, is anyone doing an article about the Dogon?


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Post 6

Icy North

Not to my knowledge, Shagbark. Is it the sort of thing you might be considering? smiley - smiley


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Post 7

shagbark

It seems this tribe has a history connected to UFO's from
Sirius-C
The last time I put a paragraph on UFO's in one of my articles I had to label it as 'belief' rather than fact because certain curators do not believe in UFO's
I rather doubt I could get enough info on the tribe to make an article.
And I do not plan to travel to Africa to get more info.


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Post 8

Icy North

I'll have a rummage around and let you know if I unearth anything smiley - smiley


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Post 9

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

I wondered if those Dogon were the star people. smiley - cool Weren't they the ones who knew about the Pleiades, or some such?

Say what you like about unsubstantiated folk beliefs, but one theory of the cult of Mithras was that it explained the precession of the equinoxes. Which is more than I can do...smiley - winkeye


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Post 10

shagbark

the Dogon do not claim to be extraterestrial but to have gotten info from extra-terrestrials
http://www.ufoevidence.org/documents/doc118.htm


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Post 11

Dmitri Gheorgheni - Not Banned in China

Fascinating. smiley - biggrin

In the Bible, there is reference to the Philistine worship of Dagon, the fish god.

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.bible-history.com/sketches/ancient/dagon-1.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.bible-history.com/past/dagon.html&h=433&w=452&sz=65&tbnid=e6HAGX0M4m4l2M:&tbnh=122&tbnw=127&prev=/images%3Fq%3DDagon%2Bfish%2Bgod&zoom=1&q=Dagon+fish+god&hl=en&usg=__DZeNzSwhr5HIG--nNKUg2VNW02g=&sa=X&ei=OK0PTdikJcL48AbW6eGgDg&ved=0CCQQ9QEwAw

Now, I'm not one to jump on the alien bandwagon (as is well known smiley - whistle), but what I wonder is...

...what kind of spaceship does a merman build? smiley - bigeyes


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Post 12

Icy North

Hi Shagbark. If you drop me an e-mail at icy (underscore) north (at) hotmail (dot) com, I have some Dogon information I can share.

smiley - cheers Icy


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