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A Thwid, gá dom a fhios conas a rá "cait" as Gaeilge
« on: October 05, 2014, 10:53:09 pm »
AND IF ANYONE KNOWS WHAT A FETISH INVOLVING HAND PUPPETS  IS CALLED THIS WOULD BE ALSO BRILLIANT.
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Re: TWID I NEED TO KNOW THE PLURAL OF CATS IN IRISH GAELIC
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2014, 11:50:24 pm »
I'm not quite sure, but I think Hand Puppet Fetish is filed under Agalmatophilia.
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Re: TWID I NEED TO KNOW THE PLURAL OF CATS IN IRISH GAELIC
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2014, 12:45:54 am »
I feel like I need the backstory to this.
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Re: TWID I NEED TO KNOW THE PLURAL OF CATS IN IRISH GAELIC
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2014, 12:47:31 am »
I want to know why Waffles knows what the fetish is called.
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Re: TWID I NEED TO KNOW THE PLURAL OF CATS IN IRISH GAELIC
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2014, 12:50:56 am »
I want to know why Waffles knows what the fetish is called.

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“I’m guessing it was January 2007, a meeting in Bethesda, we got a bag of bees and just started smashing them on the desk,” Charles Wick said. “It was very complicated.”


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Re: TWID I NEED TO KNOW THE PLURAL OF CATS IN IRISH GAELIC
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2014, 01:28:17 am »
i played cards against humanity and the topic of wanking with handpuppets came up.
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Re: TWID I NEED TO KNOW THE PLURAL OF CATS IN IRISH GAELIC
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2014, 01:30:04 am »
as for the cats thing i was trying to work out what a hashtag translation of #catscatscats would be in as many languages as possible.

I got french and italian so far.
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Re: TWID I NEED TO KNOW THE PLURAL OF CATS IN IRISH GAELIC
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2014, 06:53:09 pm »
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Re: TWID I NEED TO KNOW THE PLURAL OF CATS IN IRISH GAELIC
« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2014, 09:40:24 pm »
as for the cats thing i was trying to work out what a hashtag translation of #catscatscats would be in as many languages as possible.

I got french and italian so far.

trí cait  (3 cats)
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Re: TWID I NEED TO KNOW THE PLURAL OF CATS IN IRISH GAELIC
« Reply #9 on: October 28, 2014, 04:02:11 am »
as for the cats thing i was trying to work out what a hashtag translation of #catscatscats would be in as many languages as possible.

I got french and italian so far.

trí cait  (3 cats)

This is correct.

Cat, cats, cats.

Aon cat, dha cait, tri cait, ceathair cait....

The singular, cat, would sound like cudth. The plural cait would sounds like kutch.
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Re: TWID I NEED TO KNOW THE PLURAL OF CATS IN IRISH GAELIC
« Reply #10 on: October 28, 2014, 04:17:29 am »
The pronunciations are approximate, incidentally. In the singular cat, both the c and the t are broad consonants (rough equivalent, hard consonants in English). Broad is pronounced against the teeth if possible, so "T" takes a "th" sound. With cait, the c remains broad but the t becomes slender (soft consonants in English), and is therefore pronounced with the tongue against the back gums, so that it makes a sort of ch sound. (as a side note, if c were slender, it would sound like a kyuh, with the yuh being very slight.)
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Re: TWID I NEED TO KNOW THE PLURAL OF CATS IN IRISH GAELIC
« Reply #11 on: October 28, 2014, 03:52:47 pm »
It's like kutch, kutch, kutch kutch kutch
back in the day it's like kutch kutch kutch
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Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand,
Half sunk, shattered underpance lies,
With blown elastic, and exploded back,
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed:
And on the pedestal these words appear:
"My name is Doktor Howl, Spag of Spags:
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Re: TWID I NEED TO KNOW THE PLURAL OF CATS IN IRISH GAELIC
« Reply #12 on: October 28, 2014, 03:56:46 pm »
I'M ON THERIAC!

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Re: TWID I NEED TO KNOW THE PLURAL OF CATS IN IRISH GAELIC
« Reply #13 on: October 28, 2014, 04:01:52 pm »
I met a traveller from an antique land
Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand,
Half sunk, shattered underpance lies,
With blown elastic, and exploded back,
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed:
And on the pedestal these words appear:
"My name is Doktor Howl, Spag of Spags:
Look on my ass, ye Mighty, and despair!"
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.

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Re: TWID I NEED TO KNOW THE PLURAL OF CATS IN IRISH GAELIC
« Reply #14 on: October 28, 2014, 04:24:43 pm »
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the lure of theriac lay in its exotic, even repulsive content (viper’s flesh as the main ingredient), its cost (exorbitant), and the supposed difficulty in preparing it. Arnald de Villanova, a professor at the medical school of Montpellier around 1300, wrote an entire treatise on the topic, “On the dosage of theriac medicines” (De dosi tyriacalium medicinarum).

Best I could do, looking for something that rhymed with/was phonetically similar to crack.