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#816971 - 02/21/05 12:58 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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JB, it was actually a spinet, a small harpsichord-type instrument. I should have been more clear. \:o [/b]
maybe that shines some light on your predicament, JBryan.
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#816972 - 02/21/05 01:01 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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Can you give us a hint (unless of course Matt waltzes in here full of glory and tells the answer... phfff...)? [/b]
Someone yelled at Matt and he's sulking. We want him back.

Here's a hint: He was a leader in the bop movement, and he got his nickname when the car he was riding in ran over an animal on the way to a gig. (That practically spells it out for you all).
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#816973 - 02/21/05 01:02 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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maybe that shines some light on your predicament, JBryan.[/b]

No, I think you need to have some light shone on yours. :rolleyes:

Go back and read through, this time with C-O-M-P-R-E-H-N-S-I-O-N.
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#816974 - 02/21/05 01:04 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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Leroy Roadkill?
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#816975 - 02/21/05 01:05 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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maybe that shines some light on your predicament, JBryan.[/b]

No, I think you need to have some light shone on yours. :rolleyes:

Go back and read through, this time with C-O-M-P-R-E-H-N-S-I-O-N. [/b]
Dang, gear down big shifter.

And you spelt comprehension wrong.
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#816976 - 02/21/05 01:05 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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 Quote:
Originally posted by JBryan:
this time with C-O-M-P-R-E-H-N-S-I-O-N. [/b]
What's that? :p

BTW, I'm not sulking, just lurking. \:D
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#816977 - 02/21/05 01:08 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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And you spelt comprehension wrong. [/b]
And you spelled "spelled" wrong, at least according to common American usage. (CA isn't part of the former British Empire!)

(Just ignore me, I'm being contrary.)
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#816978 - 02/21/05 01:10 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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Sorry, I'm using a DIFFERENT dialect (Californian) than you. \:D \:\) \:\( \:D
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#816979 - 02/21/05 01:11 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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Spelt

n : hardy wheat grown mostly in Europe for livestock feed [syn: Triticum spelta, Triticum aestivum spelta]
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#816980 - 02/21/05 01:14 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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okay stop. I took your word for it the first time. ;\)

time to guess on new question.
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#816981 - 02/21/05 01:20 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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No new question, the old one's still in play.
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#816982 - 02/21/05 01:20 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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Dang, gear down big shifter.[/b]
Sorry, but it is a bit irritating when my point seems to be sailing over so many heads.

BTW, I will spell comprehension any darn way I choose. :p
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#816983 - 02/21/05 01:21 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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I meant new question which ironically now seems to be the new question, which is what you're talking about...

and I'll so stop.

can we have a clue please, Gryphon?
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#816984 - 02/21/05 01:22 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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The big bopper.

(*BOP* What was that?)
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#816985 - 02/21/05 01:29 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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BTW, I will spell comprehension any darn way I choose. :p [/b]
you do that. And I will spell "spelled" (spelt) any way I choose too.

hear that Matt?
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#816986 - 02/21/05 01:33 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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can we have a clue please, Gryphon? [/b]
After the last two clues I gave (posted at 4:01pm EST), the only other help would be to spell his name! They were give-away clues.
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#816987 - 02/21/05 01:34 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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I'll guess... Thelonius Monk.
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#816988 - 02/21/05 01:34 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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#816989 - 02/21/05 01:34 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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Duke Ellington?
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#816990 - 02/21/05 01:35 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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Not Monk. Mark got it again. Bird. Charlie "Yardbird" Parker. \:D

Here's maybe a little harder one. (Which is good 'cause I need to leave the office for today).

I fell in love with a young woman, who stunned me by entering a convent. I impulsively proposed to her older sister, and she agreed to marry me. Unfortuntely we were totally incompatible. She had so little regard for my music that she cut up my manuscripts to use as hair-curling papers!

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#816991 - 02/21/05 01:36 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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Wow Matt!

Our posts were pretty much simultaneous!

Well gryphon? Is either one of us correct?

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#816992 - 02/21/05 01:37 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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I just gave my answer for the sake of giving an answer.
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#816993 - 02/21/05 01:38 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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tap, tap , tap...
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#816994 - 02/21/05 01:43 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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Scroll up, Mark.
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#816995 - 02/21/05 01:44 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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Frank Zappa? \:D
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#816996 - 02/21/05 01:49 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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#816997 - 02/21/05 01:56 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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Matt's right again. Wow. Okay, a hard one. I mean really hard. Google-hard. ('cause I need a break for today).

I was killed when a German submarine attacked and sank the ship I was in. There were many survivors, but not me, because I had demanded that I be paid in pure gold for my premiere which I carried with me at all times in a special belt under my clothes. I was wearing this belt when the ship was sunk, and it instantly pulled me down below the waves.

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#816998 - 02/21/05 02:07 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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Keep 'em coming. I have no idea on the last one.

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#816999 - 02/21/05 02:16 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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#817000 - 02/21/05 02:44 PM Re: Who Am I? (or YASGGG)
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Gryphon,

As a person mostly uneducated in the subject, I have to admit this was an interesting thread.

So tell me, how many of you are cheating and looking up the facts on the internet? Ducking.

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