[extropy-chat] toot toot

Alex Ramonsky alex at ramonsky.com
Tue Apr 5 16:18:44 UTC 2005

spike wrote:

>Neesings are the olde English way of saying sneezes.  I figure
>what Job had in mind is an air breathing beast, exhaling with
>a burst upon surfacing, which might resemble a sneeze.  The
>original word is actually more onomatopoetically true, for 
>when one sneezes it sounds a little more like NEES than SNEEZE,
>does it not?  
No Spike, it sounds like "Pththththththththchchch". Does that mean 
there's something wrong with me?

>Now, had not Eugen scolded us for excessive silliness and
>lack of focus, we would probably have a number of posts
>regarding knights who say NEE and such as that. 
...All work and no play, makes Jack a unipolar depressive who pays me 
$40 an hour to say "Nee!" and sells a truckload of antidepressants, so 
don't knock it, okay. :  )

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