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Doctor Who (Talons of Weng Chiang in particular)

Post by jan-u-wine » Mon Jul 25, 2022 6:04 am

Good morning! I know there are some members of the Fellowship here who are also Doctor Who fans, so i hope you might answer back.... In watching this particular story, I became fascinated with all the different little turns of phrase used by the "Victorian" characters. Things such as "By Sam!", " dash my optics!" and "oh, corks!"

(there are many many others). At first I imagined these were popular slang of the age but there was no finding them by googling. A venture into Who fandom also got me nowhere.

I'm about to buy a (Target) script of the episode in hopes there might be writer's notes in there, but thought I'd give y'all a shout-out before I did that.

In any case, it's always lovely to *see* all of you, although there certainly is an echo here (and i certainly am one of those echoes).

The best to all of you! jan~ :heart:
" is a rule to remember in future, when anything tempts you to feel bitter: not, 'This is a misfortune,' but 'To bear this worthily is a good fortune.'"

Marcus Aurelius

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