Talk:1383: Magic Words
In this comic, Mr. Munroe makes a joke. As of yet, it is unclear what this joke IS, specifically, but it can be assumed that it's a funny one. 126.96.36.199 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)
Each sequence has four words with the same stress pattern, which makes them the same type of poetic foot (the first group is all iambs, the second is all trochees, the third is bacchius). Basically it's a pun. 188.8.131.52 04:25, 18 June 2014 (UTC)
Is Cueball really as much of a cunning linguist as Megan makes him out to be? If not, she is going to be extremely unsatisfied in bed. 184.108.40.206 08:36, 18 June 2014 (UTC)
Ha! Cunning linguist! *snicker* 220.127.116.11 08:42, 18 June 2014 (UTC)
Before the explanation, I was wondering where "correct horse battery staple" was...
I did not initially state that "a-na-pest is an anapest. But now I have tripple checked amongst other with a school teacher and the dictionary that I link to in the link. I have thus correct this back again. Please do not change it back! Kynde (talk) 15:01, 18 June 2014 (UTC)
Also, note that all these phrases are grammatically correct, but semantically nonsensical, Chomsky-style: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorless_green_ideas_sleep_furiously