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Re: Ballet: Stork Lake

Poster: Corun MacAnndra <corun@access.digex.net>

Hal wrote:
>Juggling trivia: I just learned that the traditional name for someone  who
>retrieves juggling drops for a stiltwalker is "Nick".

Could that be the origin of the slang 'nick' as in to take something or
pick something up?

"He nicked me last ciggie."

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     Corun MacAnndra   |   Dark Horde by birth   |   Moritu by choice
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that which we are, we are. One equal temper of heroic hearts, made weak by
and fates, but strong in will. To strive, to seek, to find and not to yield.
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