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(BBC-US)   Welsh town of Llanelli hosting its sixth eiser-ef-edd-fod ... eiserteedflyby ... eisnermousehouse ... easterteddybearfood ... aw fark it, they're having a big, fun summer festival   (bbc.com) divider line 8
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2014-08-03 11:18:44 AM  
The Welsh joke would be funnier if the town name wasn't in Welsh too.  Just sayin'.
 
2014-08-03 12:12:53 PM  

FriarReb98: The Welsh joke would be funnier if the town name wasn't in Welsh too.  Just sayin'.


And the festival name wasn't right there in the headline.

Eisteddfod

As Welsh words go, that one's pretty easy.
 
2014-08-03 01:20:47 PM  
ahhh loddy elll, ne entyre wurld goone cockney.
 
2014-08-03 02:22:12 PM  

FriarReb98: The Welsh joke would be funnier if the town name wasn't in Welsh too.  Just sayin'.


Was just thinking 'Eisteddfod' is easier to say than 'Llanelli'
 
2014-08-03 05:31:45 PM  
I'll see your Eisteddfod, and raise you one
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch
 
2014-08-03 05:46:58 PM  
Eisteddfod = Ice-teth-vod

th in teth is voiced, as in that or the, not voiceless, as in thing or thistle

/Happened to be reading an article on welsh orthography last night
//the dd = voiced "TH" always throws me
 
2014-08-03 07:21:53 PM  
Elspurplemonkeydishwasher?
 
2014-08-04 06:08:01 AM  

PhDemented: Eisteddfod = Ice-teth-vod

th in teth is voiced, as in that or the, not voiceless, as in thing or thistle

/Happened to be reading an article on welsh orthography last night
//the dd = voiced "TH" always throws me


And of course, it translates thus..

eistedd = bored
fod = stiff
 
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