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"I ates meeses to pieces!!"

Ares is quite the little mouser. In the last couple of nights, he's brought up at least 4 that I know of. One was while I was sleeping. He loves to drop them on the bed and then catch them again. He's left half-a-mouse on my bed for when I get home before. Anyway, I've taken three from him recently and let them go outside. This morning was the third. I turned to him and said, "You're not going to bring another one in while I'm gone, or worse, leave me another half of one, are you?" I guess his response was prescient, as I found a little mouse foot and a little mouse tail next to my shoes. -_-;; Cats... what can ya do?

I missed most of It be Talk Like a Pirate Day ^all this very day, mateys!. In WoW, you could talk to commoners in the cities and they'd buff you with Corsair Costume, so you got a pirate look for an hour. It's the little things. :D

Also, I found out how to pronounce John Scalzi's cat's name. Her name is Ghlaghghee. That's gh as in "cough," l as in "loony," a as in "woman," gh, gh, and ee as in "seems to be an odd duck." Yeah, it's pronounced "Fluffy." I remember one of the first lessons in Spanish class was to learn how to pronounce the oddly spelled English word ghoti. Gh as in "cough," o as in "women," and ti as in "nation." Sounds like "fish."

ETA: Translation:
Ares be quite th' wee mouser. In th' last couple o' nights, he's brought up at least 4 that I know o'. One be while I be sleepin'. He loves t' drop them on th' bunk an' then catch them again. He's port half-a-mouse on me bunk fer when I get homeport before. Anyway, I've taken three from th' lad's recently an' let them go abroadside. This mornin' be th' third. I turned t' th' lad's an' spake, "Ye're nay goin' t' brin' another one in while I be gone, or worse, leave me another half o' one, be ye?" I guess his response be prescient, as I found a wee mouse foot an' a wee mouse tail next t' me shoes. -_-;; Cats... what can ya do?

I missed most o' 't be Talk Like a Buccanneer Tide ^all this very tide, mateys!. In WoW, ye could talk t' commoners in th' cities an' they'd buff ye wi' Corsair Costume, so ye got a sea dog look fer an hour. 'tis th' wee things. :D

Also, I found ou' how t' pronounce John Scalzi's cat's name. Th' lass' name be Ghlaghghee. That's gh as in "cough," l as in "loony," a as in "lass," gh, gh, an' ee as in "seems t' be an odd duck." Aye, 'tis pronounced "Fluffy." I reckon one o' th' first lessons in Spanish class be t' learn how t' pronounce th' oddly spelled English word ghoti. Gh as in "cough," o as in "womenfolk," an' ti as in "nation." Sounds like "fish."

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snakewich
Sep. 20th, 2008 12:07 am (UTC)
Happy Talk Like a Pirate Day!
I would try to talk like a pirate, but it comes out scottish or Shakespeare :D

Wow, it sounds like Ares has been busy. The little mouses pieces left for you are kind of funny and disturbing. I guess he left you the 'best parts'.

I liked spelling of 'Ghlaghghee'.
It reminds me a lot of the phonetic alphabet I used to know, back when I studied linguistics. It is fun to play with letters and words :)
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