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Old 10-24-2011, 12:00 PM   #1786
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I... don't... understand...
It's a play on a word you might not have come across. To be flabbergasted is to be astonished or surprised.

The play on words is usually done as "Never had my flabber been so gasted". But either works..... if you know the word flabbergasted.
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Old 10-24-2011, 01:49 PM   #1787
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i see that pdurrant has explained it quite thoroughly for you, he's very good at that (thanks pdurrant ) enjoy
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It's a play on a word you might not have come across. To be flabbergasted is to be astonished or surprised.

The play on words is usually done as "Never had my flabber been so gasted". But either works..... if you know the word flabbergasted.
That's a new one to me too!

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Old 10-24-2011, 11:14 PM   #1789
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It's a play on a word you might not have come across. To be flabbergasted is to be astonished or surprised.

The play on words is usually done as "Never had my flabber been so gasted". But either works..... if you know the word flabbergasted.
Oh... Thanks a lot

(I looked up the word "flabber" and "gast"...)
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Old 10-24-2011, 11:30 PM   #1790
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Oh... Thanks a lot

(I looked up the word "flabber" and "gast"...)
yes, there wouldn't be a usable definition for either one, but for the whole word there is:

flabbergasted [ˈflæbəˌgɑːstɪd]
adj
Informal overcome with astonishment; amazed; astounded
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Old 10-24-2011, 11:32 PM   #1791
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yes, there wouldn't be a usable definition for either one, but for the whole word there is:

flabbergasted [ˈflæbəˌgɑːstɪd]
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Informal overcome with astonishment; amazed; astounded
Er, I meant I had looked up both words, then didn't figure out what they mean, so I post "IDK" and Paul helped...
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Old 10-25-2011, 08:41 AM   #1792
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Old 10-25-2011, 12:09 PM   #1793
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Old 10-26-2011, 07:11 AM   #1794
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Old 10-26-2011, 07:40 AM   #1795
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"Love, when you get fear in it, its not love anymore. It's hate."

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