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#41
One of the beautiful things about English is that if people understandwhat you're saying...you're good.

Even if they're French and want to pretend they don't understand.
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#42
(11-07-2010, 12:48 PM)icecream Wrote: herr mannelig changed his name back to rosarium without having to sign up for new account. you should ask him how he did it so you put the second "u" in your name!

Why?
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#43
(11-08-2010, 12:33 AM)Scipio_a Wrote: One of the beautiful things about English is that if people understandwhat you're saying...you're good.
Yes, yes, but if we are to be traditional Catholics, we must argue for the purity of Latin and Greek.

Quote:Even if they're French and want to pretend they don't understand.
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#44
(11-07-2010, 10:40 PM)Rosarium Wrote: Do you know what a "wether" is?

I learned this word today and I am curious why such a concept has its own word.

I've only seen it in the context of goats (I'm not much into sheep), but I know to those who are interested in goats the term "wether" is quite useful - given the fact wethers are much easier to deal with than bucks and very much different in ways other than reproduction in and of itself.
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#45
(11-07-2010, 10:40 PM)Rosarium Wrote: I learned this word today and I am curious why such a concept has its own word.

A wether is similar to a steer... they are the males used for food production. The general belief is that castration improves the flavour of the meat.
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#46
(11-08-2010, 01:38 PM)Vivace Wrote:
(11-07-2010, 10:40 PM)Rosarium Wrote: I learned this word today and I am curious why such a concept has its own word.

A wether is similar to a steer... they are the males used for food production. The general belief is that castration improves the flavour of the meat.

It also improves the quality of singing. Some castrati had divinal voices.
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#47
(11-08-2010, 02:23 PM)Vetus Ordo Wrote:
(11-08-2010, 01:38 PM)Vivace Wrote:
(11-07-2010, 10:40 PM)Rosarium Wrote: I learned this word today and I am curious why such a concept has its own word.

A wether is similar to a steer... they are the males used for food production. The general belief is that castration improves the flavour of the meat.

It also improves the quality of singing. Some castrati had divinal voices.

Singing goats?  ;D
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#48
(11-08-2010, 02:24 PM)3Sanctus Wrote:
(11-08-2010, 02:23 PM)Vetus Ordo Wrote:
(11-08-2010, 01:38 PM)Vivace Wrote:
(11-07-2010, 10:40 PM)Rosarium Wrote: I learned this word today and I am curious why such a concept has its own word.

A wether is similar to a steer... they are the males used for food production. The general belief is that castration improves the flavour of the meat.

It also improves the quality of singing. Some castrati had divinal voices.

Singing goats?  ;D

No. Human beings, unfortunately.
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#49
Dang, I was thinking that would make a good youtube video.
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#50
(11-08-2010, 04:20 PM)paragon Wrote: Dang, I was thinking that would make a good youtube video.

Ditto!  :laughing:
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