"Mochyn, mwnci, a neidr"

Translation:A pig, a monkey and a snake

2/5/2016, 7:15:31 PM

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Is it a zygotic mwnci?

2/9/2016, 10:07:47 PM

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4/6/2016, 8:25:34 PM

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You win the grand prize: A shiny new lingot!

4/7/2016, 6:31:42 AM

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┬┐Wass?

4/6/2016, 8:00:51 PM

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Let's hope they all walk into a bar

7/8/2016, 3:52:15 PM

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Is it simply coincidence that neidr sounds a litte reminiscent of the English word nadir?

2/5/2016, 7:15:31 PM

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Afraid so. But it is connected to "adder" - which used to be "nadder" ("a nadder" > "an adder"). https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/neidr

2/6/2016, 1:21:51 PM

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I'd forgotten that - thanks!

2/6/2016, 4:57:40 PM

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I think it came up in QI.

7/8/2016, 4:01:10 PM

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...walked into a bar, but couldn't ask for a drink as they didn't know how to speak.

9/3/2016, 7:15:17 PM
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