Monday, September 15, 2014

FW 1.30a --meeting an oddshaped caveman--

1.30a: In the name of Anem this carl on the kopje in pelted thongs a parth a lone who the joebiggar...
1.30b: It is slaking nuncheon out of some thing's brain pan. Me seemeth a dragon man. He is almonthst...
1.30c: What a quhare soort of a mahan. It is evident the michindaddy. Lets we overstep his fire defences...
1.30d: Come on, fool porterfull, hosiered women blown monk sewer? Scuse us, chorley guy! You tollerday...

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synopsis: Mutt meets Jute — Mutt attempts to address him

FDV: "Excuse us, Lictor. Can you direct one to the [...] Scuse me, guy. Who is this Forshapen like a pigmayde hoagshead." →
"...This kerl on the kopje who the joebiggar be he? Forshapen like a pigmayde hoagshead."
'lictor' = official who punishes
lector = reader

the narrator espies a stranger, describing him to the reader?

In the name of Anem this carl on the kopje

Irish 'ainm' = name
Amun = Egyptian king of the gods
(why AnEm?)

German Kerl: man, guy (FDV: had FW462's "Dave the Dancekerl" replaced "Dave the Dancer" yet?)
archaic 'carl' = churl, rude fellow, man
Ireland had 39 'Carl's in 1901, mostly protestant

VI.B6.73: 'hophare bacontree kopje' Jespersen, Growth and Structure of the English Language 'the Dutch... in South Africa... applied... kopje 'a little head or cup' to the hills' (from Afrikaans)

in pelted thongs a parth a lone who the joebiggar be he?

animal pelt
pelted with missiles/stones

thong = leather strip (too narrow to wear?)
thongs could hold a pelt together, but wouldn't that be a 'thonged pelt'?

apart, alone
a path alone

Parthalón: legendary first settler of Ireland after the Flood

Joseph Biggar: hunchbacked supporter of Parnell [wiki]

cf U129 (Lenehan) "I can't see the Joe Miller. Can you?"

who the devil

Forshapen his pigmaid hoagshead,

dialect: 'forshapen' = transformed, misshapen (cf Swedish 'förskapa' = to cut out)
shaped before, earlier?
forehead (presumably low)

pig iron
pig, hog
cf milkmaid

hogshead = 50 to 100 gallons, barrel
why hoAg?

shroonk his plodsfoot.

shrunk (why small feet?)

German Plattfuß: flat foot

He hath locktoes, this shortshins,

prehensile feet, eg for climbing trees?

cf above "the shortlegged bergins off Corkhill"

and, Obeold that's pectoral, 
Obeah = voodoo
o, by all that's
obi = Japanese girdle

pectoral muscles: of the chest

his mammamuscles! Most mousterious!


Mousterian man: Neanderthal man



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