[Ads-l] Heard: _forehead_ > "forrid" [fOrId]

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 23 12:52:21 EDT 2017


A recent drone movie has Bruce Greenwood explaining that the mission is to
deliver "warheads on foreheads."

JL

On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 12:16 PM, Margaret Winters <mewinters at wayne.edu>
wrote:

> Pretty much what I was going to say - at least the first part...
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> MARGARET E WINTERS
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> Professor Emerita - French and Linguistics
> Wayne State University
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> Charles C Doyle <cdoyle at UGA.EDU>
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> Subject: Re: Heard: _forehead_ > "forrid" [fOrId]
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> In the old nursery rhyme, it rhymes with "horrid."  The little girl in the
> rhyme may have been badly behaved, but she wasn't a whore-head.
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>
> --Charlie
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> Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
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> Subject: Re: Heard: _forehead_ > "forrid" [fOrId]
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> "Fahrid" is correct, if you're me.
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> JL
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> On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 7:51 AM, Charles C Doyle <cdoyle at uga.edu> wrote:
>
> > My native pronunciation of "forehead" (in eastern Texas) was simply
> [fard].
> >
> >
> > --Charlie
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> > Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
> > Sent: Monday, October 23, 2017 12:28:52 AM
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> > Subject: Heard: _forehead_ > "forrid" [fOrId]
> >
> > "I can kick myself in the forehead."
> >
> > spoken by Wee Man
> >
> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jason_Acuña
> [https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/87/
> Jason_Acu%C3%B1a_-_Wee-Man_-_Waterfront_Marriott%2C_
> Portland%2C_Oregon_-_August_15%2C_2009_-_Full_Body.jpg/
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> Portland%2C_Oregon_-_August_15%2C_2009_-_Full_Body.jpg]<ht
> tps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jason_Acu%C3%B1a>
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> Jason Acuña - Wikipedia<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jason_Acu%C3%B1a>
> en.wikipedia.org
> Jason Shannon Acuña (born May 16, 1973), better known by his stage name
> Wee Man, is an American actor, stunt performer, professional skateboarder,
> and television ...
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