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Re: CHAT: New Member With Questions

From:Robert Hailman <robert@...>
Date:Saturday, March 17, 2001, 0:33
Yoon Ha Lee wrote:
> > On Fri, 16 Mar 2001, Nik Taylor wrote: > > > > I am a giver-uperrer. > > > > Indeed. And interestingly, pronouns are more restricted. Like, "I gave > > it up", but not *"I gave up it" > > Unless, of course, someone set you up the bomb. > > (If this is obscure, see or, if that > fails, look for "Japanese video game parody" or somesuch on >
Yes! YES! Yes, yes yes! Thank you! I've been a major proponent of All Your Base Are Belong to Us for a long time now. A pet peeve of mine, though, it's "Someone set up us the bomb", not "Someone set us up the bomb." Or maybe I'm just excessively pedantic. Check out, it's something else. If the link YHL gave doesn't work, -- Robert


Eric Christopherson <rakko@...>All your base (was Re: New Member With Questions)