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    Default Don`t trade wet wood for the love of bearded butcher.

    anybody have an idea what this could mean ?

    Don`t trade wet wood for the love of the bearded butcher.
    thx

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    Default Re: Don`t trade wet wood for the love of bearded butcher.

    Welcome to the forums.

    It seems to be a translated saying. It is certainly not an English one.

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    Default Re: Don`t trade wet wood for the love of bearded butcher.

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Welcome to the forums.

    It seems to be a translated saying. It is certainly not an English one.
    No - but Google (I haven't looked any further) - suggests that 'the bearded butcher' is a depreciative reference to Castro. So the whole quote might be a slogan about some sort of trade with Cuba. I'm out on a limb here though - and need more context.

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    Default Re: Don`t trade wet wood for the love of bearded butcher.

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    No - but Google (I haven't looked any further) - suggests that 'the bearded butcher' is a depreciative reference to Castro. So the whole quote might be a slogan about some sort of trade with Cuba. I'm out on a limb here though - and need more context.

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    I think you have fallen off your limb

    No...it isn't Castro

    I found this on Myspace Music in a blog about a song at MySpace.com - skat flatulence and the plastic animal cramps - WORCESTER, Massachusetts - Other / Experimental / Other - www.myspace.com/skatflatulenceandtheplasticanimalcramps

    Welcome to the world of Skat Flatulence and the Plastic Animal Cramps. I'd bet you'd like to know where we came from... Mars, mostly... the Red Planet is wild, untamed, not unlike us. ALL YOU REALLY NEED TO KNOW is that we are a bunch of spastic weirdos with an affinity for crazy music. If that's not enough for you, picture a man. An old man. A sweaty man. A butcher. A bearded butcher. With damp firewood. Now picture that man at work. A damp, bearded butcher with damp firewood. And a squeeky meat-slicer. Widdling away at a massive slab
    It is some kind of hip/hop or experimental song.

    It is impossible to translate what this means, I think you will agree.

    Please....if your English problems involve obscure modern songs, tell us. They are almost impossible to understand in a normal sense.

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    Default Re: Don`t trade wet wood for the love of bearded butcher.

    Quote Originally Posted by Naamplao View Post
    I think you have fallen off your limb



    No...it isn't Castro

    I found this on Myspace Music in a blog about a song at MySpace.com - skat flatulence and the plastic animal cramps - WORCESTER, Massachusetts - Other / Experimental / Other - www.myspace.com/skatflatulenceandtheplasticanimalcramps

    It is some kind of hip/hop or experimental song.

    It is impossible to translate what this means, I think you will agree.

    Please....if your English problems involve obscure modern songs, tell us. They are almost impossible to understand in a normal sense.
    I saw that hit on Google, but didn't want to go there!

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    Default Re: Don`t trade wet wood for the love of bearded butcher.

    Quote Originally Posted by janicko View Post
    anybody have an idea what this could mean ?

    Don`t trade wet wood for the love of the bearded butcher.
    thx
    Sounds like something Master Po used to tell young Grasshopper on Kung Fu.

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    Default To: Anglika, Bob K, Naamplao, Ouisch, - Bearded Butcher

    Thank you ! all of you!

    I was unable to check your replies to my answer, but it`s better to say thank you know than never.
    It`s really funny to read the different responses you`ve had to my question - from Fidel Castro, through hip-hop, to Kung fu...
    I have not idea what that sentence could mean, I thought it`s an idiom and a friend of mine told me that "wet wood" is quite expensive in US..
    I found it at this website: the-building.com - Home. But it`s not there anymore. I think that it`s a some kind of youth-club website in Slovakia /EU/.

    Maybe I should try to ask them, finally.

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    Default Re: Don`t trade wet wood for the love of bearded butcher.

    To: Anglika, Bob K, Naamplao, Ouisch, - Bearded Butcher

    Thank you ! all of you!

    I was unable to check your replies to my answer, but it`s better to say thank you know than never.
    It`s really funny to read the different responses you`ve had to my question - from Fidel Castro, through hip-hop, to Kung fu...
    I have not idea what that sentence could mean, I thought it`s an idiom and a friend of mine told me that "wet wood" is quite expensive in US..
    I found it at this website: the-building.com - Home. But it`s not there anymore. I think that it`s a some kind of youth-club website in Slovakia /EU/.

    Maybe I should try to ask them, finally.

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