[DWJ] Where are we from?

Robyn Starkey rohina at shaw.ca
Mon Apr 16 10:57:26 EDT 2007



Roger Burton West wrote:

>
>>>Speaking of which, am I the only one to see the internet term "pwned" and
>>>want to pronounce it "poon'd", because a W there must be a vowel, and
>>>therefore the word must be Welsh?
>>>      
>>>
>>I don't ever see it, but if I did I would probably assume it was a typo for
>>"pawned".
>>Wot do it mean, Molesworth, wot function hav it?
>>    
>>
>
>It's originally a typo for "owned", as in "I have just demonstrated that
>I am better at this game than you".
>  
>
Some theories maintain that it is not a typo, but rather that p>o, so 
that it is actually a deliberate coining, to mean, "I do more than own you".

(I'm in ur dwj-list, 1-upping ur ideas.)

robyn





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