Three bricks short.

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Three bricks short.

Post by Archived Reply » Sat Oct 09, 2004 5:32 am

Two protagonists short of a soliloquy. It just got worse. EA
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Post by Archived Reply » Sat Oct 09, 2004 5:46 am

There can only be one protagonist per drama. Shoot again.
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Post by Archived Reply » Sat Oct 09, 2004 6:01 am

Only ONE? How about the Two Gentlemen of Verona, the THREE Musketeers, and Mac&Beth? Antony and Cherie? Henry IV Part 1 and Henry IV Part 2? Troilus and Whatsit? Morecambe and Wise? Batman and Robin? And I don't know HOW MANY Merry Wives of Windsor. And how about the 1001 Knights! I'm only ten exemplars short of a host!
EA
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Post by Archived Reply » Sat Oct 09, 2004 6:15 am

Dear EA,
Please note that the last posting..."a few christians short of a crusade." was not mine.

Ahmed
BC Canada
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Post by Archived Reply » Sat Oct 09, 2004 6:29 am

Dear Ahmed in BC,
Please forgive my wrongly identifying you with Ahmed as is (or more likely isn't). I should have sensed the difference in tone from your authentic postings. And authentication is so vital - the current Anglican debate is not so much about a split within the Church as about identifying who ARE the Church and who are the illegal immigrants (ie they dodged stipulated entry requirements).
Edwin Oldham Gtr Manchester
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Post by Archived Reply » Sat Oct 09, 2004 6:44 am

Three nouns short of a couplet.
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Post by Archived Reply » Sat Oct 09, 2004 6:58 am

Edwin, I was under the impression that the debate was about a gay priest being ordained to a higher position and the marriage of same sex couples. However, I am sure illegal immigrants will make good Anglicans.*G*

Ahmed
BC Canada
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Post by Archived Reply » Sat Oct 09, 2004 7:13 am

Not if they're two pillars short of the faith, which is what I meant by illegal entry, Ahmed
:), Edwin
PS from what I've seen of BC in the magazines, it's only two natural wonders short of Shangri-la
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Post by Archived Reply » Sat Oct 09, 2004 7:27 am

Three Irish confetti short of a wedding.
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Post by Archived Reply » Sat Oct 09, 2004 7:41 am

RE: Protagonists; The misuse of this word in the plural is common, the OED shows its meaning to be used to describe one person. Edmund Wilson also wrote about the misuse of protagonists.
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Post by Archived Reply » Sat Oct 09, 2004 7:56 am

Dear (-), four (at least) out of the first five dictionaries cited on the site's reference page allow for there being more than one protagonist in a play etc..However, logomachy is not my thing (HA) so I'm prepared to give a little.
One and four-fifths protagonists short of a soliloquy.
EA

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