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Re: [Tlhingan-hol] "Today is a good day to be that guy"

Bellerophon, modeler (bellerophon.modeler@gmail.com)



<div dir="ltr">I get that &quot;that guy&#39; overdoes things to get attention. Like Will Wheaton didn&#39;t do when he refrained from saying &quot;Qapla&#39;&quot; to the guy with the tattoo, or the guy with the tattoo was admitting to being for having it. When Will Wheaton said &quot;Today is a good day to be that guy,&quot; he was saying it can be cool to be that guy. There are degrees of being that guy, and the tattoo was cool. Lampshade over the head, not cool.<div>
~&#39;eD</div></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 5:26 PM, Alan Anderson <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href="mailto:qunchuy@alcaco.net"; target="_blank">qunchuy@alcaco.net</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br>
<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">Is &quot;be that guy&quot; supposed to imply &quot;act like a jerk&quot;? I always thought<br>
it referred to someone doing or saying something that most people<br>
already were thinking.<br>
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If &quot;act like a jerk&quot; is the intended idea, don&#39;t we have a verb for<br>
it? I&#39;m thinking {nguq} &quot;be arrogant&quot;, or {Qaq} &quot;behave in a falsely<br>
honorable fashion&quot;. {Qaqlu&#39;meH QaQ jajvam}<br>
<br>
-- ghunchu&#39;wI&#39;<br>
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