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Re: Bloopers - 2

Posted: December 30th, 2018, 12:54 am
by Piotrek81
commonsparrow3 wrote:
December 29th, 2018, 9:39 pm
Nothing stops a sentence in its tracks quite like an unexpected outcropping of roman numerals:
https://librivox.org/uploads/bloopers/romannumeral_blooper_mk.mp3
Yup, large Roman numerals are tricky. In fact, even numbers written in Arabic numerals used in a text written in any language other than Polish give me a momentary pause while reading.

Re: Bloopers - 2

Posted: January 6th, 2019, 6:57 pm
by aradlaw
An embarrassing 35 seconds
https://librivox.org/uploads/bloopers/blooper_snowstorm_dl_128kb.mp3

who knew A skilful sculptor would be so difficult. :P

Re: Bloopers - 2

Posted: January 7th, 2019, 12:47 pm
by realisticspeakers
aradlaw wrote:
January 6th, 2019, 6:57 pm
who knew A skilful sculptor would be so difficult. :P
A scottish skeptic scoffed at a scruffy scribe in a skimpy skirt
sketching a skillfull sculpture scowling at a scared squirrel.

Re: Bloopers - 2

Posted: January 10th, 2019, 8:56 pm
by mightyfelix
I've shared this kind of thing before, but it gets me every time.

https://librivox.org/uploads/bloopers/rochfoucault_whatisthatname_blooper.mp3

And this is one that I thought I'd scanned in advance for things like this!

EDIT: Hold the phone! I uploaded the wrong thing! :shock: No wonder it took forever to upload..... :lol:

Edit again: Fixed it. :oops:

Re: Bloopers - 2

Posted: January 12th, 2019, 7:37 pm
by k5hsj
mightyfelix wrote:
January 10th, 2019, 8:56 pm
EDIT: Hold the phone! I uploaded the wrong thing! :shock: No wonder it took forever to upload..... :lol:
Almost a blooper blooper! :lol:

Re: Bloopers - 2

Posted: January 12th, 2019, 7:40 pm
by k5hsj
I've discovered that I'm not a fan of Hemingway's punctuation (or lack thereof). And yes, I have been know to talk to dead authors! :shock:

https://librivox.org/uploads/bloopers/hemingwaypunctuation_blooper_wt.mp3


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