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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

West of Bathurst 817

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Panel 1: Marie is sitting between Baldwin and Barbara at choir practice.

Baldwin: Come on, Marie...sing out!

Marie: I am.

Panel 2:

Baldwin: You're mouthing the words.

Marie: No, I'm not.

Baldwin: Yes, you are.

Marie: I--oh, all right, maybe.

Panel 3: Marie gestures at the music.

Marie: It's just...there are all these notes, and I don't know what they are, and I don't want to make it sound bad, and besides, none of the songs are in English! I mean, look at this one; it's

Panel 4:

Marie: this Elvish?

Barbara: More accurately, it's the Elven tongue Sindarin.

Baldwin: You should have been here last year; we did a piece in Semaphore.

Alt-Text: The song sounds very impressive, but the translation of the lyrics is basically, "Hobbits are certainly teeny little people, aren't they?"

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