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*** wherefore art thou?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by eggnchips, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. I used to enjoy your comings and goings...rats in the cellar,cardigan commotion where are you these days?
  2. Who?? Romeo?
  3. lilachardy

    lilachardy Star commenter

    Ooooh, is it a banned word? ***? ***********?
  4. My guess is a p-u-s-s-y who wears a cardigan.
  5. egyptgirl

    egyptgirl Senior commenter

    My guess is that it is a feline creature of the kitty-kat variety.
  6. doomzebra

    doomzebra Occasional commenter

    When asking wherefore art thou, our heroine is not enquiring as to their whereabouts, rather commenting on the fact of them being so-named.

    doomzebra - the merry pedant of Windsor
  7. catmother

    catmother Star commenter

    Probably still around in some way or other. Plenty posters with constant dilemmas.
  8. lilachardy

    lilachardy Star commenter

  9. lurk_much

    lurk_much Occasional commenter

    is that official?
    I always read it as, where are you going?
  10. doomzebra

    doomzebra Occasional commenter

    wherefore = why
    wherefore art thou Romeo = why are you named Romeo
    which fits in with the rest of Juliet's lines in the balcony scene
    Deny thy father and refuse thy name;

    Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love,

    And I'll no longer be a Capulet.

    'Tis but thy name that is my enemy.

    Thou art thyself, though not a Montague.

    What's Montague? It is nor hand, nor foot,

    Nor arm, nor face. O, be some other name

    Belonging to a man.

    What's in a name? That which we call a rose

    By any other word would smell as sweet.
  11. fantastischfish

    fantastischfish Established commenter

    I hate it when people misquote this. And I secretly love smuggly correcting them. [​IMG]
  12. doomzebra

    doomzebra Occasional commenter

    Don't secretly love it - openly love it - correct them with enormous relish and evident delight
  13. lilachardy

    lilachardy Star commenter

    Yes... but where is she?
  14. oldsomeman

    oldsomeman Star commenter

    i love to misuse it lol

  15. lurk_much

    lurk_much Occasional commenter

    <code><a name="26">[/URL]26 </code>O, speak again, bright angel! for thou art

    <code> <a name="27">[/URL]27 </code>As glorious to this night, being o'er my head

    <code> <a name="28">[/URL]28 </code>As is a winged messenger of heaven

    <code> <a name="29">[/URL]29 </code>Unto the white-upturned wondering eyes

    <code> <a name="30">[/URL]30 </code>Of mortals that fall back to gaze on him

    <code> <a name="31">[/URL]31 </code>When he bestrides the lazy puffing clouds

    <code> <a name="32">[/URL]32 </code>And sails upon the bosom of the air.

    <code> </code>JULIET

    <code> <a name="33">[/URL]33 </code>O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo?

    <code> <a name="34">[/URL]34 </code>Deny thy father and refuse thy name;

    <code> <a name="35">[/URL]35 </code>Or, if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love,

    <code> <a name="36">[/URL]36 </code>And I'll no longer be a Capulet.

    <code> </code>ROMEO [Aside.]

    <code> <a name="37">[/URL]37 </code>Shall I hear more, or shall I speak at this?

    <code> </code>JULIET

    <code> <a name="38">[/URL]38 </code>'Tis but thy name that is my enemy;

    <code> <a name="39">[/URL]39 </code>Thou art thyself, though not a Montague.

    <code> <a name="40">[/URL]40 </code>What's Montague? it is nor hand, nor foot,

    <code> <a name="41">[/URL]41 </code>Nor arm, nor face, nor any other part

    <code> <a name="42">[/URL]42 </code>Belonging to a man. O, be some other name!

    <code> <a name="43">[/URL]43 </code>What's in a name? That which we call a rose

    <code> <a name="44">[/URL]44 </code>By any other name would smell as sweet;

    <code> <a name="45">[/URL]45 </code>So Romeo would, were he not Romeo call'd,

    <code> <a name="46">[/URL]46 </code>Retain that dear perfection which he owes

    <code> <a name="47">[/URL]47 </code>Without that title. Romeo, doff thy name,

    <code> <a name="48">[/URL]48 </code>And for that name which is no part of thee

    <code> <a name="49">[/URL]49 </code>Take all myself.

    it still reads as a question of intent to me but I am happy to accept I was wrong.

  16. doomzebra

    doomzebra Occasional commenter

  17. I'm with Doom on this one.
  18. The person to whom I refer is indeed our own fair smartbaz.
    I didn't realise things had become so bad that a mere mention of said name resulted in censoring.
  19. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    Well I've learned something today. I always thought it was "Romeo, Romeo why fart out there?"

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