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Post by Witness » Thu Apr 25, 2019 12:56 am

Anaxagoras wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:57 pm
Those boots.

Actually I don't think that would look out of place in 2019. It may have looked unusual for 1928.
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:03 am

aviatrix
A past is a foreign country sort of word. 8)
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Post by Giz » Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:45 am

The adventures of aviatrix and obstetrix?

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Post by robinson » Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:41 am

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Starting over: Kaiser Wilhelm II is seen after abdicating in exile with his gardening staff in Doorn, the Netherlands

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Cosying up: Crown Prince William and Adolf Hitler in front of the garrison church, Potsdam, March 1933
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Post by Witness » Fri May 03, 2019 12:17 am

↑ I'll add that I was astonished he had kept such a thick German accent! :mrgreen:



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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri May 03, 2019 12:22 am

Witness wrote:
Fri May 03, 2019 12:17 am
↑ I'll add that I was astonished he had kept such a thick German accent! :mrgreen:
Albert Einstein wrote:If my theory of relativity is proven successful, Germany will claim me as a German and France will declare me a citizen of the world. Should my theory prove untrue, France will say that I am a German, and Germany will declare that I am a Jew.
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Post by Witness » Fri May 03, 2019 12:34 am

↑ I knew that quote. There is a similar one:
M. Proudhon has the misfortune of being peculiarly misunderstood in Europe. In France, he has the right to be a bad economist, because he is reputed to be a good German philosopher. In Germany, he has the right to be a bad philosopher, because he is reputed to be one of the ablest French economists. Being both German and economist at the same time, we desire to protest against this double error.

Karl Marx, Foreword to The Poverty of Philosophy
Brussels, June 15, 1847
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri May 03, 2019 10:24 pm

George Washington slept under the Brooklyn Bridge. 8)

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri May 03, 2019 10:27 pm

Chambers Street NYC 1939 (near Wall Street).

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No J or U. And many of the other letters are unrecognizable.

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Post by sparks » Sun May 05, 2019 2:54 am

He mimes them with an accent. :)
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun May 05, 2019 9:02 pm

Dammit I want one. :evil:
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Post by ed » Sun May 05, 2019 9:32 pm

What Jackson did here for the "bug pit" scene was sorta cool
https://www.neatorama.com/2018/12/12/Th ... pider-Pit/
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