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Title: Strange Utterances
Post by: ozgeorge on April 11, 2009, 05:27:30 AM
This topic has been split off from this thread:
http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,20728.0.html


Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Kav on April 13, 2009, 02:50:19 PM
Because you used a patently racist british empire term of deep historical insult and are now hiding behind the cassock of the church and your power as moderator- that's why.
I never knew the hypocrites and pharisees immigrated to the land down under in such numbers.
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: ozgeorge on April 13, 2009, 03:16:44 PM
Because you used a patently racist british empire term of deep historical insult and are now hiding behind the cassock of the church and your power as moderator- that's why.
I never knew the hypocrites and pharisees immigrated to the land down under in such numbers.

Is this an example of righteous anger?
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Kav on April 13, 2009, 03:34:19 PM
You insulted members of the forum in a unchristian manner.

Instead of correcting your error, you run away by locking threads and creating new ones as diversion from the injury.

You're a bloody gutless wonder.

I have no further desire to waste my time chasing you around father's hemline.

Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: ozgeorge on April 13, 2009, 03:35:52 PM
You insulted members of the forum in a unchristian manner.

Instead of correcting your error, you run away by locking threads and creating new ones as diversion from the injury.

You're a bloody gutless wonder.

I have no further desire to waste my time chasing you around father's hemline.



Errr...yeah....

I thought I used a "patently racist british empire term of deep historical insult".
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: rwprof on April 13, 2009, 04:17:50 PM
You insulted members of the forum in a unchristian manner.

I clearly missed something here.


Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Heorhij on April 13, 2009, 04:30:13 PM
You insulted members of the forum in a unchristian manner.

I clearly missed something here.




Me too. I thought the topic about anger was very interesting, quite educational. I had no idea, for example, about the canon that instructed those who kill during war to abstain from the Eucharist. And I really failed to see anything "un-Christian" that OzGeorge said.
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Veniamin on April 13, 2009, 04:46:15 PM
You insulted members of the forum in a unchristian manner.

I clearly missed something here.




You're not the only one.
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: AMM on April 13, 2009, 04:57:32 PM
Veniamin is a Sepoy.
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: ozgeorge on April 13, 2009, 05:00:14 PM
Veniamin is a Sepoy.

If the world were an orange it would be far too small.
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: AMM on April 13, 2009, 05:04:33 PM
ozgeorge is a Kiwi.
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: ozgeorge on April 13, 2009, 05:05:24 PM
AMM is glue.
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: FrChris on April 13, 2009, 05:11:25 PM
You insulted members of the forum in a unchristian manner.

I clearly missed something here.


So do I, and I keep track of such things here.

Kav, if you have any complaints about Ozgeorge, you need to report them to me. Since you have made such a claim, I expect to have this information to me promptly so that I can look into it.

If it is a spurious claim, then you need to admit to that.
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: ozgeorge on April 13, 2009, 05:39:30 PM
Kav, if you have any complaints about Ozgeorge, you need to report them to me. Since you have made such a claim, I expect to have this information to me promptly so that I can look into it.

If it is a spurious claim, then you need to admit to that.

I'm actually curious to know what "patently racist british empire term of deep historical insult" I used.
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Veniamin on April 13, 2009, 05:45:00 PM
Me too.

However, this thread is clearly entitled "strange utterances."  Therefore, anyone uttering something that is not strange will be warned for going off-topic.   :P  Therefore...

Iglyboo is farkle. :D
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: AMM on April 13, 2009, 06:00:01 PM
I'm offended.
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: PeterTheAleut on April 13, 2009, 06:12:21 PM
I'm offended.
Good to meet you, Offended.  I'm Peter. ;D
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Heorhij on April 13, 2009, 06:30:47 PM
Me too.

However, this thread is clearly entitled "strange utterances."  Therefore, anyone uttering something that is not strange will be warned for going off-topic.   :P  Therefore...

Iglyboo is farkle. :D

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (C)  :o
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Marc Hanna on April 13, 2009, 11:29:57 PM
Me too.

However, this thread is clearly entitled "strange utterances."  Therefore, anyone uttering something that is not strange will be warned for going off-topic.   :P  Therefore...

Iglyboo is farkle. :D

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (C)  :o
Wow, you actually know how to spell that correctly, I thought I was the only one!
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: PeterTheAleut on April 14, 2009, 12:45:46 AM
Me too.

However, this thread is clearly entitled "strange utterances."  Therefore, anyone uttering something that is not strange will be warned for going off-topic.   :P  Therefore...

Iglyboo is farkle. :D

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (C)  :o
Even though the sound of it is something quite atrocious. ;D
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: mike on April 14, 2009, 07:21:37 AM
love that song!
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: PoorFoolNicholas on April 14, 2009, 09:07:57 AM
love that song!
I'm deeply offended...
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Heorhij on April 14, 2009, 10:10:03 AM
Me too.

However, this thread is clearly entitled "strange utterances."  Therefore, anyone uttering something that is not strange will be warned for going off-topic.   :P  Therefore...

Iglyboo is farkle. :D

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (C)  :o
Wow, you actually know how to spell that correctly, I thought I was the only one!

I have to confess, I stole it from the Internet (typed Marry Poppins Songs in the Google search window)...  :'(
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: PeterTheAleut on April 14, 2009, 03:48:01 PM
Me too.

However, this thread is clearly entitled "strange utterances."  Therefore, anyone uttering something that is not strange will be warned for going off-topic.   :P  Therefore...

Iglyboo is farkle. :D

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (C)  :o
Even though the sound of it is something quite atrocious. ;D
If you say it loud enough, you'll always sound precocious.
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Fr. George on April 14, 2009, 04:14:08 PM
IS OUTRAGE!  Did they have flying nannies in 17th century Russia?
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: AMM on April 14, 2009, 04:22:26 PM
Marbwane.
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Heorhij on April 14, 2009, 04:27:04 PM
^^Nannies - no, but in Russia and Ukraine (and probably in other Slavic countries) they had Baba Yaga. It's a witch that flies on a broom. Very nice lady. Boiled disobedient children in a pot.
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Fr. George on April 14, 2009, 05:23:01 PM
^^Nannies - no, but in Russia and Ukraine (and probably in other Slavic countries) they had Baba Yaga. It's a witch that flies on a broom. Very nice lady. Boiled disobedient children in a pot.

Wow.  And to think, some people here think they have bad nanny and au pair stories... Sheesh!
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Seraphim98 on April 14, 2009, 07:01:31 PM
I heard Yaga had a great aunt or something, lived in the Black Forest, and was more into baking and pasteries than boiling. Apparantly she had quite a decorative touch, and a real master with gingerbread.
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Heorhij on April 14, 2009, 07:30:51 PM
I heard Yaga had a great aunt or something, lived in the Black Forest, and was more into baking and pasteries than boiling. Apparantly she had quite a decorative touch, and a real master with gingerbread.

Yes, she did that, too. In some Ukrainian folk stories, she had a little helper, a female snake called Olenka. My wife and I once became very surprised when our then 3 year-old daughter asked us, OK, Baba Yaga is bad, but isn't it true that Olenka is "good?" We said, how can she be good, she is a snake and a helper of the bad Baba Yaga. Our daughter was disappointed. She thought Olenka must be a positive character, because she has such a pretty name.
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: truthstalker on April 14, 2009, 09:00:40 PM
Finally. Something around here I understand.
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: AMM on April 14, 2009, 09:31:18 PM
A Scotsman on a horse?
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: LBK on April 15, 2009, 05:10:17 AM
Quote
a female snake called Olenka

Interesting choice of name for the snake, as Olenka is a diminutive of Olga, derived from the Norse Helga, meaning holy one. Maybe Olenka was a good snake after all!  :laugh:
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: PeterTheAleut on April 15, 2009, 02:37:24 PM
Quote
a female snake called Olenka

Interesting choice of name for the snake, as Olenka is a diminutive of Olga, derived from the Norse Helga, meaning holy one. Maybe Olenka was a good snake after all!  :laugh:
Just don't tell the Fat Broad in B.C. :laugh:
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Myrrh23 on April 15, 2009, 02:44:42 PM
Even though this passing wind of a thread is new to me, I'm still curious about Kav's accusations.  :P
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: PeterTheAleut on April 15, 2009, 02:58:22 PM
Even though this passing wind of a thread is new to me, I'm still curious about Kav's accusations.  :P
Why would you have any interest in accusations made against one of our global moderators?
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Heorhij on April 15, 2009, 03:04:00 PM
Quote
a female snake called Olenka

Interesting choice of name for the snake, as Olenka is a diminutive of Olga, derived from the Norse Helga, meaning holy one. Maybe Olenka was a good snake after all!  :laugh:

Ukrainians generally tend to think that Olenka is a diminutive of Olena (Elaine, Helen) - but then, maybe it's from Helga, I don't know.

But it really sounds so cute in Ukrainian: зміючка Олeнка. Like "this teeny snakie Olenka."

My daughter went through another big life lesson when she was about 3: she suddenly learned that the Fox in Ukrainian fairy tales is a bad character. And again, the name of this character in Ukrainian is female and sounds very cute: Лисичка Ceстричка, literally "Foxie My Little Sister." I remember one day coming from work, and my daughter meeting me in the hallway with this very serious facial expression, and declaring: Foxie the Little Sister is BAD, because she LIED. (Лисичка-Ceстричка ПОГАНА, вона БРЕХЛА.)
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Myrrh23 on April 15, 2009, 03:23:24 PM
Even though this passing wind of a thread is new to me, I'm still curious about Kav's accusations.  :P
Why would you have any interest in accusations made against one of our global moderators?

Because he made it publicly and he has not supported that accusation. Although I fully know OzGeorge can defend himself, I still think it's of importance to this online community to help resolve disputes. :) Sorry if my previous words came off Star Magazine-ish.
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: rwprof on April 15, 2009, 04:09:35 PM
I heard Yaga had a great aunt or something, lived in the Black Forest, and was more into baking and pasteries than boiling. Apparantly she had quite a decorative touch, and a real master with gingerbread.


"Here you go. "Abends, will ich schlafen gehn," Frederica von Stade and Kathleen Battle. Lovely.

Oh. I'm supposed to utter something strange. Is Deutsch strange?


Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: rwprof on April 15, 2009, 04:10:04 PM
Duh. Forgot the link.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6Fr3I4fUAo
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: truthstalker on April 15, 2009, 10:01:39 PM
Speaking of strange utterances http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XC73PHdQX04
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Fr. George on April 15, 2009, 11:04:24 PM
Speaking of strange utterances http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XC73PHdQX04

Yikes.  Did we really need that?
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Jetavan on April 15, 2009, 11:41:08 PM
strange (http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=strange&searchmode=none)
    c.1280, "from elsewhere, foreign, unknown, unfamiliar," from O.Fr. estrange (Fr. étrange) "foreign, alien," from L. extraneus "foreign, external," from extra "outside of" (see extra)...

extra
    1654, modern usages -- including sense of "minor performer in a play" (1777) and "special edition of a newspaper" (1793) -- all probably are from shortenings of extraordinary, which was used extensively in 18c. as n. and adv. in places we would use extra today. The prefix extra- was only recorded in classical L. in extraordinarius, but has been much used in modern formations such as extraterrestrial (1860s as an adj.; 1963 as a n.), and represents the old fem. abl. of exterus "outward, outside."

exterior
    1528, from L. exterior, comp. of exterus "outer," comp. of ex "out of."

Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Jetavan on April 15, 2009, 11:43:31 PM
 ::)
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: truthstalker on April 18, 2009, 07:04:33 PM
Speaking of strange utterances http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XC73PHdQX04

Yikes.  Did we really need that?

Need or want?
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: Fr. George on April 18, 2009, 09:35:17 PM
Speaking of strange utterances http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XC73PHdQX04

Yikes.  Did we really need that?

Need or want?

Both.
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: PeterTheAleut on April 18, 2009, 11:28:27 PM
Speaking of strange utterances http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XC73PHdQX04

Yikes.  Did we really need that?

Need or want?

Both.
I liked him better as Spock. :P
Title: Re: Strange Utterances
Post by: truthstalker on April 19, 2009, 09:27:54 AM
Speaking of strange utterances http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XC73PHdQX04

Yikes.  Did we really need that?

Need or want?

Both.
I liked him better as Spock. :P

This is one of the few videos ever shot of Vulcan religious rites and I find the responses less than fully enthusiastic. No wonder they hide them from humans....