History Discworld / Maskerade

26th Mar '18 9:28:47 PM ImperialStormTroper
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** Nanny Ogg's boy Nev is (despite her protestations to the contrary) a thief. Or con man. Or fiddler. And in the wide, wonderful world of Discworld opera, where does he hang out? [[Theater/FiddlerOnTheRoof On the roof.]]
25th Feb '18 4:43:02 PM DaibhidC
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** Mrs Lawsley would rather be at the music hall listening to Nellie Stamp sing "She Sits Among the Cabbages and Leeks". This is a reference to a Marie Lloyd song which was originally "She Sits Among the Cabbages and Peas", but was changed to "Leeks" when MoralGuardians objected to the double meaning (but not, you will note, to actually remove that meanig in any way).

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** Mrs Lawsley would rather be at the music hall listening to Nellie Stamp sing "She Sits Among the Cabbages and Leeks". This is a reference to a an urban legend that Marie Lloyd had a song which was originally "She Sits Among the Cabbages and Peas", but was changed to "Leeks" when MoralGuardians objected to the double meaning (but not, you will note, to actually remove that meanig in any way).
25th Feb '18 4:38:18 PM DaibhidC
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** Mrs Lawsley would rather be at the music hall listening to Nellie Stamp sing "She Sits Among the Cabbages and Leeks". This is a reference to a Marie Lloyd song which was originally "She Sits Among the Cabbages and Peas", but was changed to "Leeks" when MoralGuardians objected to the double meaning (but not, you will note, to actually remove that meanig in any way).
21st Feb '18 6:25:21 PM nombretomado
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** Also, all the opera names. ''La Triviata'' for ''Theatre/LaTraviata'', ''The Ring of the Nibelungingung'' for ''[[Creator/RichardWagner The Ring of the Nibelung]]'', ''Il Truccatore'' for ''Il Trovatore'' and so on.

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** Also, all the opera names. ''La Triviata'' for ''Theatre/LaTraviata'', ''The Ring of the Nibelungingung'' for ''[[Creator/RichardWagner ''[[Music/RichardWagner The Ring of the Nibelung]]'', ''Il Truccatore'' for ''Il Trovatore'' and so on.
5th Feb '18 9:39:04 PM Hommeng
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* HarmfulHealing: Granny Weatherwax does this to some injured thugs, involving old sewing supplies that were not intended for stitching people. Granny is GoodIsNotNice. She may have to heal people she doesn't like, but she doesn't have to make it pretty.
21st Dec '17 2:49:31 AM yisfidri
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* NoListeningSkills: Christine is both dimwitted and self-centered, to the point where Agnes tells her her father is the Emperor of Klatch and her mother is a small tray of raspberry pastries without any of it registering.
14th Nov '17 4:18:15 AM LondonKdS
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* AlanSmithee: "Walter Plinge" is used as a fictitious actor name in cast lists in British theatre, where it is necessary to avoid a major plot twist of the TwoAliasesOneCharacter type being SpoiledByTheCastList. The real-life Walter Plinge was said to be a pub owner in London who a group of actors honored by using his name in this manner.

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* AlanSmithee: "Walter Plinge" is used as a fictitious actor name in cast lists in British theatre, where when it is necessary to avoid a major plot twist of the TwoAliasesOneCharacter type being SpoiledByTheCastList. The real-life Walter Plinge was said to be a pub owner in London who a group of actors honored by using his name in this manner.
14th Nov '17 4:17:35 AM LondonKdS
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* AlanSmithee: "Walter Plinge" is used as a pseudonym in the playbill for actors playing multiple parts in a show. The real-life Walter Plinge was said to be a pub owner in London who a group of actors honored by using his name in this manner.

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* AlanSmithee: "Walter Plinge" is used as a pseudonym fictitious actor name in cast lists in British theatre, where it is necessary to avoid a major plot twist of the playbill for actors playing multiple parts in a show.TwoAliasesOneCharacter type being SpoiledByTheCastList. The real-life Walter Plinge was said to be a pub owner in London who a group of actors honored by using his name in this manner.
16th Sep '17 1:25:51 AM Ejia
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* SomethingCompletelyDifferent: Unlike the other witches books where there is some sort of overt great magical threat, like TheFairFolk in ''Discworld/LordsAndLadies'' or Lily in ''Discworld/WitchesAbroad'', ''Maskerade'' is a murder mystery more akin to the watch books.
13th Sep '17 9:21:41 AM nighttrainfm
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* HeadTiltinglyKinky: Nanny Ogg's book, ''The Joy of Snackes.''

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* HeadTiltinglyKinky: Nanny Ogg's book, ''The Joy of Snackes.'''' At one point, Granny has to turn it sideways.
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