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rockhopperpenguin

Posted Yesterday, 05:18 PM

And, not breaking the rules because there aren't any and even if there were it wouldn't matter... J R R Tolkein went down the Hobbit hole for the last time on this day 42 years ago, aged 81.

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rockhopperpenguin

Posted Yesterday, 05:15 PM

For all you runners (and I suspect there are many who use this site), inspiration for the Marathon and hero of Athens, Pheidippides, took off his Nikes for the last time 2,505 years ago.

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rockhopperpenguin

Posted 01 September 2015 - 03:38 PM

Aged 82, Wakanohana Kanji I, 5 years ago became no dojo. 

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rockhopperpenguin

Posted 01 September 2015 - 03:30 PM

Can't believe people forgot about Diana - or as her name is pronounced in her native land - Daah-yaah-nuuhhhrrr.

 

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The two posts above yours. But I was being subtle to make a point. I'll be blunter in future.


Cat O'Falk

Posted 01 September 2015 - 03:13 PM

 

 

Diana - or as her name is pronounced in her native land - Daah-yaah-nuuhhhrrr.

 
:scratchhead:
 
I don't know anyone who pronounces Diana like that.

 


Me neither. Hereabouts that name is pronounced 'deeaanaa' ('aa' representing the vowel in 'aargh') with stress on the second syllable. Her shine has waned a bit here.

 

Except maybe Paul Anka


Sir Creep

Posted 01 September 2015 - 12:27 PM

The Sun King -- Louis XIV -- 300th anniversary of the end of his 72-year reign.
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Magere Hein

Posted 01 September 2015 - 11:53 AM

Diana - or as her name is pronounced in her native land - Daah-yaah-nuuhhhrrr.

 
:scratchhead:
 
I don't know anyone who pronounces Diana like that.


Me neither. Hereabouts that name is pronounced 'deeaanaa' ('aa' representing the vowel in 'aargh') with stress on the second syllable. Her shine has waned a bit here.

Toast

Posted 01 September 2015 - 11:11 AM

 Diana - or as her name is pronounced in her native land - Daah-yaah-nuuhhhrrr.

 

 

:scratchhead:

 

I don't know anyone who pronounces Diana like that.


RadGuy

Posted 01 September 2015 - 01:35 AM

 

Can't believe people forgot about Diana - or as her name is pronounced in her native land - Daah-yaah-nuuhhhrrr.

 

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Not forgotten, just stopped giving a shit. Well, I never gave a shit in the first place but you know what I mean.

 

 

Not sure if it's fitting or not that Mary Ann Nichols, the first known victim of Jack the Ripper died on this date too or not. I'm not posting that picture of her, so here's a doll version.

 

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I mean, I don't really give a crap about Daaah-yaahh-nuuhhhrr either, but I know so many people just love her.


Handrejka

Posted 31 August 2015 - 09:50 PM

Can't believe people forgot about Diana - or as her name is pronounced in her native land - Daah-yaah-nuuhhhrrr.

 

MTE5NTU2MzE2MTk5NDg2OTg3.jpg

 

 

Not forgotten, just stopped giving a shit. Well, I never gave a shit in the first place but you know what I mean.

 

 

Not sure if it's fitting or not that Mary Ann Nichols, the first known victim of Jack the Ripper died on this date too or not. I'm not posting that picture of her, so here's a doll version.

 

Polly_01.jpg


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