Interesting info on magic words

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Postby Jeff Pierce Magic » 05/19/08 02:32 PM

you might find this interesting.

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http://www.randomhouse.com/wotd/index.p ... e=19991007
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Postby Jonathan Townsend » 05/19/08 03:06 PM

I guess that's better than pointing to the online urban dictionary.

Any thoughts on decoding "because"?
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Postby Jacky Kahan » 05/19/08 03:26 PM

Doesn't This sound more convincing?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abracadabra

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Postby Bill Palmer » 06/15/08 10:34 PM

Well, that shoots my theory about it referring to a piece of lingerie worn by a corpse all to hell, doesn't it? ;)
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Postby Jonathan Townsend » 06/15/08 10:38 PM

The ancient Egyptian practice of putting text on paper and then dissolving the ink off the paper suggests some things about the "word" ;)
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Postby Gord » 06/17/08 12:51 AM

Jacky Kahan wrote:Doesn't This sound more convincing?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abracadabra

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Wow, an explanation of an ancient, mystical word mixed with a bit of Pokemon. That is why I hate Wikipedia.

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Postby Gord » 06/17/08 01:00 AM

Jonathan Townsend wrote:The ancient Egyptian practice of putting text on paper and then dissolving the ink off the paper suggests some things about the "word" ;)


The phrase "The word has two meanings" pops to mind.

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Postby Jonathan Townsend » 06/17/08 09:02 AM

As long as one of the meanings is good - we're cool.
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