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    From Lord of the Rings Spoof Page

    Peregrin-Pip looks over there.

    And at the water he does stare.
    He sees a thing. The round thing glows.
    He tip-toes over on his toes.
    Itís a spying stone. Itís big and round.
    He picks it up from off the ground.
    TREEBEARD: Bless my bark! Oh dear! Oh dear!
    I think I need to drink a beer!

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    Default Re: Bless my bark!

    Quote Originally Posted by dilermando View Post
    From Lord of the Rings Spoof Page

    Peregrin-Pip looks over there.

    And at the water he does stare.
    He sees a thing. The round thing glows.
    He tip-toes over on his toes.
    Itís a spying stone. Itís big and round.
    He picks it up from off the ground.
    TREEBEARD: Bless my bark! Oh dear! Oh dear!
    I think I need to drink a beer!
    tip-toes = walks on tip-toe

    bark = the surface covering of a tree. [Treebeard is of course a mobile tre]

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    Smile Re: Bless my bark!

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    bark = the surface covering of a tree. [Treebeard is of course a mobile tre]
    I thought that it was a nice expression.

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    Default Re: Bless my bark!

    It is!

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    Smile Re: Bless my bark!

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    It is!
    So, what it mean? I am blushing here in my house.

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    Default Re: Bless my bark!

    It's merely an exclamation - a variant of "Bless my soul!" or "Bless my cotton socks". The author is thinking in terms of what a tree might say.

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