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Harmy's STAR WARS Despecialized Edition HD - V2.7 - MKV (Released)
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29-Sep-2012, 8:10 PM
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JasonQG said:

I have been following this amazing thread for a while, but not having grown up watching Star Wars a million times, I haven't had anything to contribute until now.  But as a recovering grammar nazi

'Recovering' eh? ...ho boy. (I only skimmed but I'm sure the comments were helpful.)

As for 'the GOUT', I always thought of that as an in-joke, e.g. referring to it as some kind of diseased version - e.g. referencing the now-archaic way of referring to maladies with a definite article. As in, 'the influenza', 'the polio', 'the consumption', 'the grep'. (And I'd be shocked if nobody ever said 'the gout'!) It's a convention of these boards by now, and saying it without 'the' is by now awkward...