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Re: Yar?

Posted by ESC on June 30, 2005

In Reply to: Re: Smooth sailing posted by R. Berg on June 30, 2005

: : : what word can I use instead of smoth sailing? It has to be a one, educated sounding word

: : Felicitous peregrination? (Well, hey, it's better than smoth.)

: But it's two words, bob.

: Calm? Ease? Success? --rb

I thought this exchange from Philadelphia Story meant smooth sailing. The dictionary says "yar" refers to speed, agility and manueverability. Not sure if that's what you're looking for.

(Dexter has just proposed)
Tracy Lord: Oh Dexter you're not doing it just to soften the blow?
C. K. Dexter Haven: No.
Tracy Lord: Nor to save my face?
C. K. Dexter Haven: Oh, it's a nice little face.
Tracy Lord: Oh Dexter, I'll be yar now, I promise to be yar.
C. K. Dexter Haven: Be whatever you like, you're my redhead.