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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

    mmmmm.
     
  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. Eva_Smith

    Eva_Smith 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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