Towing the Lion

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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by the innominate one » 10 Aug 2016, 19:14

We are in good shape and very bleak, and lots of fun.
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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by dhex » 11 Aug 2016, 09:06

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Post by the innominate one » 13 Aug 2016, 09:10

...would have wrung some alarm bells...
Maybe, but you'd have to get them pretty hot.
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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Ellie » 21 Aug 2016, 10:05

I recently watched Without a Clue and there's a scene in a pub where a woman sings, "Where did you get that hat / where did you get that tile? / Isn't it a nobby one / and such a proper style!" (I've had this in my head for days, thanks a lot, movie)

However, when I Googled it, I found a bunch of sites listing the line as, "Isn't it a knobby one" :D :D :D
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Post by Warren » 21 Aug 2016, 13:24

TIL the word 'nobby' and the song "Where Did You Get That Hat". (Which is now stuck in my head, thanks a lot, Ellie)
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Post by the innominate one » 21 Aug 2016, 15:36

As character CSI Nick Stokes exhales heavily,
Closed captioning for [i]CSI: Crime Scene Investigators[/i] wrote:Stokes signs
It's not an episode with any deaf characters. Come on.
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Post by the innominate one » 26 Aug 2016, 21:38

Closed captioning for [i]CSI: Crime Scene Investigators[/i] wrote:...a pneumonic device taught to medical school students to help them remember the order...
So close. That's a pretty good one, actually.

Pneumonic devices are used to help some guys with a certain problem to get it up. Or maybe that's pneumatic devices.
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Post by Aresen » 26 Aug 2016, 22:30

the innominate one wrote:
Closed captioning for [i]CSI: Crime Scene Investigators[/i] wrote:...a pneumonic device taught to medical school students to help them remember the order...
So close. That's a pretty good one, actually.

Pneumonic devices are used to help some guys with a certain problem to get it up. Or maybe that's pneumatic devices.
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Post by tr0g » 27 Aug 2016, 12:25

The captions on live events are usual good for at least a couple of WTF moments.
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Post by the innominate one » 27 Aug 2016, 12:42

tr0g wrote:The captions on live events are usual good for at least a couple of WTF moments.
That makes more sense than errors in captioning on a scripted show. Typos, OK. Errors of homophony? Use a dictionary.
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Post by lunchstealer » 27 Aug 2016, 15:10

the innominate one wrote:
tr0g wrote:The captions on live events are usual good for at least a couple of WTF moments.
That makes more sense than errors in captioning on a scripted show. Typos, OK. Errors of homophony? Use a dictionary.
Oddly enough, I find myself typing homophones when I know the concept I'm trying to type about and know the difference in spelling. Fortunately I touch type so I read what I'm typing as I type it, but it seems like the part of my brain that controls the typing goes partly off of the sound of the word in my head rather than strictly off of meaning.
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Post by Ellie » 10 Sep 2016, 23:03

I tell her about the time I’d borrowed red stir-up pants. (Remember stir-up pants from the 80s?)
I remember stirrup pants. Yours sound more exciting.
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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Aresen » 14 Sep 2016, 11:16

It was a spell-check problem, not lion-towing, but I thought I'd throw it in here.

I was texting back and forth with my riding instructor about coaching me at a horse show on Saturday.
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Post by dhex » 14 Sep 2016, 12:14

tell her to stop horsing around and get back in the saddle.
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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Ellie » 02 Oct 2016, 09:49

Sometimes when we think of children playing we imagine a noisy, active, chaotic tribe. But not all children are the same and not all quiet, alone children are play depraved.
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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Aresen » 02 Oct 2016, 10:56

Ellie wrote:
Sometimes when we think of children playing we imagine a noisy, active, chaotic tribe. But not all children are the same and not all quiet, alone children are play depraved.
Some of us play very depraved.
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Post by Eric the .5b » 19 Oct 2016, 19:07

So, I'm working on an app for a real estate company, and I do a query of a database table of exterior paint colors for houses.

And I squint. I look closer.

Yup, one paint color in their system is, in fact, "Muslim".
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Post by Warren » 19 Oct 2016, 19:11

Eric the .5b wrote:So, I'm working on an app for a real estate company, and I do a query of a database table of exterior paint colors for houses.

And I squint. I look closer.

Yup, one paint color in their system is, in fact, "Muslim".
Is it a "pink mist"?
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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Eric the .5b » 19 Oct 2016, 19:16

Warren wrote:
Eric the .5b wrote:So, I'm working on an app for a real estate company, and I do a query of a database table of exterior paint colors for houses.

And I squint. I look closer.

Yup, one paint color in their system is, in fact, "Muslim".
Is it a "pink mist"?
No, that's Frog Baseball.
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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Highway » 19 Oct 2016, 20:25

Sounds like someone messed up calling it muslin.
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Post by Eric the .5b » 19 Oct 2016, 21:38

Highway wrote:Sounds like someone messed up calling it muslin.
That would be my guess. :)
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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Ellie » 23 Oct 2016, 12:24

I was just talking to someone at work and halfway through the sentence wasn't sure if I meant "road blocks" or "speed bumps" so I ended up saying "This setup does cause a lot of road bumps."
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Post by Kwix » 24 Oct 2016, 15:13

Eric the .5b wrote:
Highway wrote:Sounds like someone messed up calling it muslin.
That would be my guess. :)
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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Ellie » 25 Nov 2016, 14:24

Seen on Facebook: "I know [this advice] is quiche, but follow your heart."
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Re: Towing the Lion

Post by Jennifer » 25 Nov 2016, 15:55

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