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  • Jonathan Michael Reiter
    Atomtetsuwan2002 here. Inane is right. I liked They re Coming To Take Me Away , better, if it was darker and maybe not so humourous... Atomtetsuwan2002
    Message 1 of 58 , Jan 28, 2006
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      Atomtetsuwan2002 here. Inane is right. I liked "They're Coming To Take Me Away", better, if it was darker and maybe not so humourous...
      Atomtetsuwan2002
      at2k2
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Stolzi
      To: Mythopoeic Society
      Sent: Saturday, January 28, 2006 9:40 AM
      Subject: Re: [mythsoc] Re: Hooper-bashing -- titles


      OO-ee, oo-ha-ha, ting tang,
      Walla walla bing bang, oo-ee!
      Oo-ha-ha, ting tang, walla walla bing bang!

      You're welcome,

      Diamond P

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Mike Foster" <mafoster@...>
      To: <mythsoc@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, January 27, 2006 3:19 PM
      Subject: Re: [mythsoc] Re: Hooper-bashing -- titles


      > "Witch Doctor"...thanks a lot, Diamond...now I've got that inane
      > pre-Chipmunks David Seville tune running through my so-called mind.
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    • Lezlie
      Me too. Darn it. Lezlie
      Message 58 of 58 , Jan 28, 2006
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        Me too. Darn it. Lezlie

        --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, Mike Foster <mafoster@d...> wrote:
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        > "Witch Doctor"...thanks a lot, Diamond...now I've got that inane
        > pre-Chipmunks David Seville tune running through my so-called mind.
        >
        > Cheers not,
        > Mike
        >
        > Lezlie wrote:
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        > >--- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, "Stolzi" <Stolzi@c...> wrote:
        > >
        > >
        > >>----- Original Message -----
        > >>From: "Lezlie" <lezlie1@z...>
        > >>
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        > >>>. It is not
        > >>>a curtesy title, it is an earned title that is recognized by one's
        > >>>peers only after undergoing various examinations, and in most fields,
        > >>>a dissertation or it's equivalent. (Of course, I am not discussing
        > >>>non-western cultures with an intact magico-religious tradition.)
        > >>>
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        > >>Where of course the correct title is "Witch Doctor."
        > >>
        > >>Diamond Proudbrook
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        > ><Grin>-- No that's *my* title -- I, indeed, have the bona fides for
        > >both. BTW: one holds a Ph.d., one is a Witch. My fellow graduates,
        > >knowing my "other hat" as a Wiccan, gave me a pair of very nice
        > >rattles at commencement last June. (There are perks for living in the
        > >Bay Area, a place where I am rather conservative.)
        > >
        > >All joking aside, the magico-religious traditions all have their own
        > >titles, it's only the English speaking academics of the 20th century
        > >who came up with the ridiculous (and inaccurate) title of
        > >"witchdoctor" to describe all sorts of mostly unrelated practices.
        > >And, no, I did not write about Wicca in my dissertation. Lezlie <been
        > >out of the Broom Closet for years and years...>
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