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Old 05-07-2011   #1
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"Troubadours"?

Without looking it up (if necessary), do you know what they are (or were, rather)?

Please answer honestly; accuracy is of the utmost importance here. *Stoic face*
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Re: "Troubadours"?

i have heard of it.
isn't it something with instruments?
bunch of trumpeters in funny pants or some shit? lol i dont know. i cant remember.

they lead something didn't they?
were they french fucks?
no, probably wrong?

i cant remember
just guessing
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Re: "Troubadours"?

I have no clue, what is it? Something to eat?
Please let it be something to eat..


(oh, wait, I know what a troubadour is, had to translate it tho.. still voted 'no')
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Re: "Troubadours"?

Its a travelling bard or something isn't it? Reading a few dark ages books and thats the clan chiefs entertainment at banquets, if its not that word then its a very similar one anyway.
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8)

Good guesses! Very good guesses!
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Re: "Troubadours"?

a troupe of matadors that get into trouble....a lot
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^ Ha. I like.

It.

*Sigh*

FINE. I guess "most" people don't know what a troubadour is off-hand. You win, Andrea, YOU WIN.
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Re: "Troubadours"?

^ I knew it as soon as I recognized that it meant 'Minnesänger', the rock-stars of the 12h to 14th century :D

..silly English language. ;)
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How, might I ask, did this conversation topic/debate come up?


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..silly English language. ;)
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:D we studied the troubadours in music history in college. i absolutely loved and miss that class.
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show us a picture rachael.
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Bam, thot is "correct"!

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Re: "Troubadours"?

Really? No one knew what it was? I just saw this thread. Otherwise I'd have chimed in...

The word is of French origin. They're traveling minstrels. The modern-day equivalent is the band that tours from city to city in a shitty van. A band like Braid. Hell yeah! Braid (band).
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^ I did, but I had to translate the word first :P

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hahaha, sing it out loud!
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The word is of French origin. They're traveling minstrels. The modern-day equivalent is the band that tours from city to city in a shitty van. A band like Braid. Hell yeah! Braid (band).
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"Lovely singing voice. Eunuch."
Hehe ^_^

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Yes, it used to be unlike Rachael or I to use Internet acronyms or online jargon but the times have changed. We have short Facebook status updates and/or quick-paced IRC conversations to blame. The words permeate through the internet and become a part of our own lexicon from exposure to its familiarity and desire to complete by typing fast and furiously.
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