Meaning It

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Meaning It

Post by Scattercat » Sat Sep 17, 2011 7:41 am

"I'm not going to work anymore," she said. "I'm going to werk."

"Work?"

"Werk. With an 'e'."

"What does it mean?"

"Um... eating ice cream! Today, anyway. I might make it mean something else tomorrow."

That was how it started. Soon everyone was 'eeting brekfust' or 'whashing dishiz.' Words meant anything they wanted. When no one could understand anything anyone said anymore, we went back to her.

"Halp," we told her.

She showed us a ball of dirt. It meant, "I can't help you. You have to solve it for yourselves. I love you all."

But we couldn't understand her.

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Re: Meaning It

Post by Algernon Sydney is Dead » Sat Sep 17, 2011 12:17 pm

Deze phat frazez !suxs. i mean (it)

Editor's note: "!" has a specific mathematical/logical function. Or at least, it did.

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Re: Meaning It

Post by ROU Killing Time » Sat Sep 17, 2011 6:18 pm

Algernon Sydney is Dead wrote:Deze phat frazez !suxs. i mean (it)

Editor's note: "!" has a specific mathematical/logical function. Or at least, it did.
Sure, until SC's protagonist screwed that up...
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Re: Meaning It

Post by Rish Outfield » Sun Oct 09, 2011 9:55 pm

This story was upsetting to me.

In a good way.

Well, not in a good way, exactly, but . . .

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Re: Meaning It

Post by Scattercat » Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:43 am

Being bothered is all to the good.

"Unsettling" would be an adjective I would like to appear on the imaginary cover of a hypothetical Mirrorshards collection...

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