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Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Sunday, May 09, 2010 - 7:50 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Julinelle was offended at how her husband introduced her to his friends, although he said nothing either sexist or specifically critical of her, used no language she disapproved of, and revealed no secrets of hers. Virtually any wife would be offended at being introduced this way. How come??
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Did he use her name? Did he mention that she was his wife? Did he use circumlocution? Did he tell the truth?
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Did he use her name? irrel Did he mention that she was his wife? yes Did he use circumlocution? noDid he tell the truth? yes. And now here's a question for you: Did your parents get the name 'Balin' from Malory??
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Was it what he said that offended her? Or the way he said it? Did he make air quotes or use a sarcastic voice when he said the word "wife"?
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Was it what he said that offended heryes Or the way he said it? noDid he make air quotes or use a sarcastic voice when he said the word "wife"? no
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Is this another puzzle about you or your weight?
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Is this another puzzle about you No. It's from a TV showor your weight? weight is irrel
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Does he actually use the word wife or does he use some slang word or modern colloquialism? Do they have any children ? relevant? Does she work? relevant?
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And now here's a question for you: Did your parents get the name 'Balin' from Malory? No, that's just my username. I got it from "Lord of the Rings". My real name is Matt.

Anyway...

Did he introduce her in one sentence? One phrase? More?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Balin (Balin)
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And now here's a question for you: Did your parents get the name 'Balin' from Malory? No, that's just my username. I got it from "Lord of the Rings". My real name is Matt.

Anyway...

Did he introduce her in one sentence? yes One phrase? What offended her was a particular phraseMore? no
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Don't forget my questions
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Posted on Monday, May 10, 2010 - 11:05 am: Peter365 (Peter365)
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Don't forget my questionsI apolgize for overlooking them before & have answered them below
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Does he actually use the word wife yes or does he use some slang word or modern colloquialism? no Do they have any children ? irrel relevant? noDoes she work? irrelrelevant? no
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Does he introduce her as his current or present wife?
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Or maybe as his first, second or third wife?
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Is anyone relevant besides Julinelle, her husband, and his friends? Are location or time period relevant?
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Did he realize he was offending her?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Does he introduce her as his current or present wife? No, but you're ORT. See below.
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Or maybe as his first, second or third wife? Yes, first!
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Is anyone relevant besides Julinelle, her husband, and his friends? no Are location or time period relevant? no
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Did he realize he was offending her? It was unclear. He's pretty stupid.

*****SPOILER ******
The notorious;y stupid Ted Baxter on The Mary Tyler Moore Show introduced his wife as "This is my first wife, Georgette." Sorry it was so easy, but I hope it was fun. Check out my new puzzle below!!
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Yeehaw a Nimue solve. A very rare treat for me. I hereby resolve never to refer to my wife as my first wife ever aga.....ooops.
Nimue (Nimue)
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If you direct your clever lateral mind to more of my puzzles. you will no doubt come up with more solutions. . . .
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Good one. =)

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