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Heda is TRIGEDASLENG for leader or commander. It is the Grounder code/slang language that was developed after the war, mainly to hide from the mountain men. Heda comes from English 'head' and the suffix 'er' (often changed in slang to 'a'). Similar to modern English slang where someone heads up a team.


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No-one knew whether viewers would accept a "serious drama" about power politics with a fantasy setting. This article shows how much of the early criticism and rejection of the show (particularly from mainstream critics) was essentially a knee-jerk reaction to the fantasy genre, and how the producers did famously try to pitch the show as "Sopranos in Middle ...


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German viewer here: as far as i can say, too much "medieval talk" could be a bit uncomfortable to the viewers as they need to be more concentrated in order to catch up with the exact meanings of what the characters are actually talking about. Think of all the plain public who's viewing it just for the fun of it (nice girls, monsters, battles and so on) - ...


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David(father) is talking about himself. He was happy about recognition of his book when his wife died. He fled when he found out his daughter was ill. He limited himself to a magic circle, i.e. his so-called art. But his art is not genuine. It is just a escape to avoid unpleasant situation. This quote also can explain some people's behavior toward hard ...


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Jack's basically warning him that's it's dangerous with a playful schoolyard phrase. Originally, this is supposed to be a play on Spanish goodbye phrases Hasta la vista, Hasta luego and Hasta manana ('Goodbye', 'till we meet again' and 'until tomorrow') with the childish twist of turning it into a food item and tacking a rhyme on in the end. It's similar to ...


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You seem to mean this dialogue from the season 9 opener: Frasier: Niles, listen, I didn't want to say anything in front of the others, but I find myself in a bit of a quandary. Well, it's not so much a quandary, really, it's more of a pickle. Well, not so much a pickle, but well, no more than a... cornichon. Niles: What is it? Frasier: I think ...


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Its referencing Marilyn Monroe quotes from the 1950's, around the same time the show is set: More overtly erotic than Dorothy, and way cannier, Lorelei doesn’t give anything away. She’s learned the hard way — being seduced and abandoned by a man back in Arkansas — that sex is a commodity: she’s got it, and men should pay for it, preferably in carats. As ...


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First one is from Tamil. He speaks in the literary form asking all to pray Lord Shiva. Lyrics: உயர்வாழ நெடுதூழி உய்வாக முதலீறு புகல் வேத நூல், இயல் வாழ உமை வாழ்வது ஒரு பாகர் இருதாளில் இசை பாடுவோம் Transliteration Uyarvaazha neduthoozi uyvaaga mudhaleeru pugal veda nool, iyal vaazha umai vaazva thorupaagar iru thaaLil isai paaduvom Meaning Let's pray ...


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John Reese is probably a high-functioning psychopath. His tone of voice is an indicator. Although other people might see him as a world-weary ex-soldier who has suffered through the horrors of war, he is probably one of those who cause the horror. He enlisted in the Army to avoid charges, served in Special Forces, and was recruited by the CIA as an assassin ...


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Clearly it is reference to a hypnotic suggestion that allows black widow to calm down hulk. It starts with a phrase (in this case "sun getting low") and is triggered by the hand gestures specifically the touch of the inner wrist (that part has a ton of sensitivity and is not likely to be touched that way by an enemy)


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i googled the phrase as soon as I heard it, and stumbled on this post. I'm not sure, but I think it means his men will "watch/monitor the gambling proceeds". The clue is in the next line' "It will spare Mr. Lee here explaining how slow business was 'cause of Buddha's wedding anniversary". He is saying that some nights in a Chinese casino may be slower than ...



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