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Tue Dec 24 2002 at 06:38:44 (11.3 years ago )
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7 (Chronicler) / 7335
C!s spent
155
mission drive within everything
Merit of 2 s.d. over the mean. I can dream...
specialties
Factuals. One day I will branch out...
school/company
School is company
motto
Never go back
most recent writeup
September 8, 2009
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Current homenode pic in honour of ToasterLeavings. His words. My pen.


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The guide to pronouncing "Taliesin".

According to "the Prydain Guide", Taliesin (chief Bard of Prydain in the Lloyd Alexander books of the Chronicles of Prydain) should be pronounced tally-ESS-in. The pronunciation of the Taliesin buildings by the great Frank Lloyd Wright agrees with this.

The Key to Pronunciation from The Fates of the Princes of Dyfed by Cenydd Morus (http://www.theosociety.org/pasadena/dyfed/fates-8.htm) states that it is Tal-yes'-in

Alias Mother Jonez tells us it's tawl-YES-een.

infoplease (http://www.infoplease.com/dictionary/Taliesin) insists on tal-E-es'in, as does allRefer.com (http://reference.allrefer.com/encyclopedia/T/Taliesin.html)

A list of welsh baby names on suite101 (https://www.suite101.com/article.cfm/baby_names/102876) gives TAL-eh-sin.

Y'know what? I don't have the foggiest. I like Tal-EE-es-in. Heck with it. Call me anything, I'll answer.


I am not the taliesinsmuse on Livejournal, and I would like to point out that I was here first. So there.


In the beginning was the word. And the word was: "Aardvark".

WWJRRTD?


The librarian rules...OOK


Nice people who have C!-ed my writeups: (may they be rewarded by their deity of choice, or get good karma, or just have nice things happen to them)

Alright – this list was getting too complex. We’ll try it like this:

As of 3 Nov 2006:

10 C! from the noble wertperch and the righteous sid
7 C! presented by the excellent Ereneta
6 C! courtesy of the wonderful Orpheum, and the inexorable sneff, with a surprise 4 in a row from SharQ
5 C! donated by aneurin
4 C! thanks to Albert Herring, avalyn, Gritchka and Lometa
3 C! from each of Brontosaurus, doyle, drownzsurf, Excalibre, panamaus, Pseudo_Intellectual, RubenAzarja and Tem42
2 C! kindly awarded by dannye, Glowing Fish, IndigoSky, liveforever, momomom, montecarlo, nine9, oakling, pimephalis, SEF, sloebertje, smartalix, The Custodian and Wuukiee.
And 1 C! gifted by amnesiac, artman2003, bewilderbeast, BlueDragon, bol, borgo, call, C-Dawg, Cletus the Foetus, CloudStrife, creases, Davidian, DejaMorgana, Dreamvirus, eliserh, gnarl, GrouchyOldMan, grundoon, Grzcyrgba, hapax, hectorthebat, hotthamir, in10se, jaubermoniker, JediBiz783, jessicapierce, Jet-Poop, kalen, Kalon, LaylaLeigh, Lila, lovejoyman, Lucy-S, nocodeforparanoia, Oolong, O-Swirl, Ouroboros, Pint, Posmella, pottedstu, Professor Pi, Senso, Simulacron3, Stealth Munchkin, The_Moo_Cow, TheBooBooKitty, Timeshredder, Transitional Man, umquam, vandewal, VT_hawkeye, Walter, wrinkly, WWWWolf, XWiz, yclept and zgirll.


Me and E2:

Level 1: December 24, 2002
Level 2: January 15, 2003 with Larry Adler
Level 3: February 19, 2003 with Musk duck
Level 4: May 7, 2004 with an upvote to one of sneff's w/us. Last writeup: Archerfish


Editor Cools: Steve Irwin (twice!), Eva Peron, and May 6, 2004.


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Mike Batt
Sometimes when I'm dreaming
Acker Bilk
Val Doonican
Biota
Simon Tedeschi
Colin Sell
Valley of the Giants
Miruvor
C.J. Dennis
John O'Brien
Richard Adams
Gouldian Finch
Phar Lap
Dr. Peter Safar
Asmund Laerdal
Girl from the River Seine done, as The unknown girl of the Seine
Black Speech done!
Feng Shui Please please someone else do it well, first. I don't wanna.
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This is my kittycat Saskia. When I reach a level where I can have a homenode pic, she'll be on it. Till then, ASCII art must suffice.


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