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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #270 on: January 19, 2011, 03:49:11 pm »
I´ve been reading quite a lot lately. I just finished a story I hadn´t read before; Nobody´s Angel by Maiden o fthe sea. Kinda of a "Brokeback" meets "Rebel Without a Cause" meets "Outsiders" meets "Romeo and Juliet" story with Ennis as a "greaser" and Jack as a "sock" set in the 1950´s.
It was really good and I´ve done much else besides working and reading for the past few days.

Am about to start on another story by Maiden of the sea now called "Able Fires". Let´s hope it´s equally good!

I really liked Nobody's Angel. Read it way back, and I didn't like AU/AU much, it seemed almost a sacrilege. I only started it because god and his brother raved about it and wanted to give it a try at least. I was hooked soon enough. Nice story. :)

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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #271 on: January 19, 2011, 04:24:21 pm »
I really liked Nobody's Angel. Read it way back, and I didn't like AU/AU much, it seemed almost a sacrilege. I only started it because god and his brother raved about it and wanted to give it a try at least. I was hooked soon enough. Nice story. :)


god and his brother??  :o

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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #272 on: January 19, 2011, 04:31:09 pm »
Wow Monika!!

I haven't seen your new sig line before. I love it!!!

It evokes very fond memories!

(and I gotta say, it must've been a real master photographer who took that picture!!  ;D)

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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #273 on: January 19, 2011, 04:39:58 pm »
god and his brother??  :o


Ha ha ha. I mixed up English and German expressions. In English it's all the world and his brother - in German it's "Gott und die Welt" which would literally be god and all the world. So I took the god part from German and the brother part from English! :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

Good catch!


Also love your sig line (of course!)

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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #274 on: January 19, 2011, 04:41:06 pm »
Wow Monika!!

I haven't seen your new sig line before. I love it!!!

It evokes very fond memories!

(and I gotta say, it must've been a real master photographer who took that picture!!  ;D)
I just uploaded about fifteen minutes ago, so I forgive you  ;D

Yes, that was a real good weekend, wasn´t it? I visited Stockholm about two weeks ago and missed your company as I strolled through Gamla Stan :-*

Master photographer indeed. Was some hot shot photographer who had traveled half across the country! 8)



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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #275 on: January 19, 2011, 04:43:21 pm »

Ha ha ha. I mixed up English and German expressions. In English it's all the world and his brother - in German it's "Gott und die Welt" which would literally be god and all the world. So I took the god part from German and the brother part from English! :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

Good catch!


Also love your sig line (of course!)
  :laugh:

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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #276 on: January 19, 2011, 04:44:34 pm »

Ha ha ha. I mixed up English and German expressions. In English it's all the world and his brother - in German it's "Gott und die Welt" which would literally be god and all the world. So I took the god part from German and the brother part from English! :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

Good catch!


Also love your sig line (of course!)


LOL!

I saw it too, but I was too polite to say anything....   ::) ::)


In Swedish it's "the devil and his grandmother" btw.  8)

Mostly in a negative context, mind you.  

So it wouldn't be used in your sentence anyway.

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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #277 on: January 19, 2011, 04:50:20 pm »
I just uploaded about fifteen minutes ago, so I forgive you  ;D

Yes, that was a real good weekend, wasn´t it? I visited Stockholm about two weeks ago and missed your company as I strolled through Gamla Stan :-*

Master photographer indeed. Was some hot shot photographer who had traveled half across the country! 8)




Yeah, that was a wonderful weekend.  I can't imagine going to Stockholm without meeting up with the two of you.  :-*


You know that really devoted photographers will do just about anything when it comes to travelling, just to get the perfect shot!!  ;D

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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #278 on: January 19, 2011, 04:57:24 pm »
I think in America the only expression we have like that is "Everybody and his brother in law."  No deities involved.
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Re: General Discussion and Recs
« Reply #279 on: January 19, 2011, 07:36:57 pm »
I think in America the only expression we have like that is "Everybody and his brother in law."  No deities involved.

Where I come from it's "Everybody and his uncle."
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