June 28th, 2007


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Discussion (5)¬

  1. Lanthir says:

    Oh wow, I’d forgotten just how much I adore the cultural exchanges between Ed and Digger! Yay for webcomic anthropology! Yay for Ed!

  2. Big Fuzzy Chris says:

    Long and long. The only other time I’ve heard that used as a duration is in The Hero and the Crown by Robin Mckinley… it’s how long it’ll be until Aerin sees Luthe again. One of my favorite scenes in a fantasy novel. Well evoked, even if not intentional!

  3. jaynee says:

    It reminds me of the cadence of aboriginal language structure, but there’s the classical reference too, from Lorna Doone:
    ‘I have loved you long and long,’ I pursued, being reckless now, ‘when you were a little child, as a boy I worshipped you: then when I saw you a comely girl, as a stripling I adored you: now that you are a full-grown maiden all the rest I do, and more—I love you more than tongue can tell, or heart can hold in silence. I have waited long and long; and though I am so far below you I can wait no longer; but must have my answer.’

  4. Lord the 22nd says:

    Ahhh, story time.

  5. TekServer says:

    First mention in the comic of Sweetgrass Voice.

    (Minor spoiler: not the last.)