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    poolofmire is offline Newbie
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    Default meedly meedly mee?

    Someone said "meedly-meedly-mee" in a conversation, what does it exactly mean? He's from N. Ireland, could it be some particular expression they've got over there? Or is it known in "general" English? Thank you :)

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Default Re: meedly meedly mee?

    It is meaningless - but represents a series of musical chords.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: meedly meedly mee?

    I have never heard it before (BrE).

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    Default Re: meedly meedly mee?

    In the Strong Bad Email "guitar", Strong Bad uses the onomatopoeia "meedly meedly MEE!" to describe the sound of high-pitched note on a guitar.
    Last edited by VSPrasad; 13-Aug-2008 at 01:46.

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    Default Re: meedly meedly mee?

    The first place I saw it was in a Strongbad video at Everybody! Everybody!. Strongbad was doing his imitation of what a heavy metal guitar solo sounds like So "meedly meedly mee" has become shorthand among many rock fans for "bad generic metal solo."

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: meedly meedly mee?

    Strongbad gets the credit here too.

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