"Eeyore" noun attr.

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun Jun 25 23:48:16 UTC 2006


At 6:32 AM -0700 6/24/06, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>Is that anything like a "Garrison Keillor" voice?
>
>   JL

Or a Robert J. Lurtesma one, of semi-sainted memory?

LH

>"Joel S. Berson" <Berson at ATT.NET> wrote:
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>"Chan's story is moving nonetheless, and with her unseeing eyes and
>dark Eeyore voice, she's a presence you don't want to let go of."
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>Boston Globe, Movie Review, "A fragmented look at lives of longing"
>(review of "Be With Me"), June 23, 2006, D12/6.
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>Google hits for "eeyore voice" -"eeyore's voice" -"(voice)" -- are zero.
>
>Joel
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