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Third Person Day

Refer to Oneself in Third Person Day
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dentworth thinks it would create harmony between the sexes, and build bridges to all nations.
dentworth, Apr 24 2005

Your Uncle Nutsy http://www.halfbake...Your+Uncle+Nutsy%22
[calum, Apr 25 2005]

The Third Man http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0041959/
Classic Carol Reed film. [DrBob, Apr 26 2005]


       moomintroll doesn't really see why it would create any more harmony, but he likes the idea. Julius Caesar did this all the time, didn't he?
moomintroll, Apr 24 2005

       dentworth doesn't know Mr.Ceasar, but is sure he is a nice fellow.
dentworth, Apr 24 2005

       Shouldn't it be 'refer to him/herself in third person day'?
JesusHChrist, Apr 24 2005

       Avast! Me hearties, Cap'n Ato_de be thinkin' that it can't be no worse than talkin' like a pirate day.
ato_de, Apr 24 2005

       Shouldn't it be "Avast! his hearty..."
DenholmRicshaw, Apr 24 2005

       if she changes the subtitle will they (plurals allowed) understand?
dentworth, Apr 24 2005

       We are amused.   

       //dentworth doesn't know Mr Caesar//   

       Nice chap. Makes dog food.
moomintroll, Apr 24 2005

       [2 fries] is using a 1st person plural if dent is not mistaken. They will most likely pick up on this.   

       phew; this is getting difficult
dentworth, Apr 24 2005

       Nope. Just royal first person.   

       Hidden likes this idea but is unsure what it says of the egos / sanity of the halfbakers.
hidden truths, Apr 24 2005

       Your Uncle Nutsy was seen to be doing this some time ago.
calum, Apr 24 2005

       // phew; this is getting difficult //   

       They would have been seeing nothing yet.   

       They would have been thinking the idea would not have been going far enough. They would have been preferring having had been celebrating Third Person Plural Conditional Past Perfect Continuous Day instead.
waugsqueke, Apr 24 2005

       Should not the subtitle read "Refer to oneself in the third person day" ?
TolpuddleSartre, Apr 24 2005

       They would have been liking [tolpuddles'] suggestion. but they would not have been changing the title just yet. Thanks.   

       edited as per tolpuddle.
dentworth, Apr 24 2005

       Bakery trivia; who was that annoying new person, about a year or so ago, that always referred to himself in the first person? I can't recall the name, but I do recall how annoying it was.
blissmiss, Apr 24 2005

       Bob Dole would have been president.
theircompetitor, Apr 24 2005

       It rubs the notion on its skin....
Basepair, Apr 24 2005

       T'wouldn't having being reensure.
reensure, Apr 25 2005

       //and build bridges to all nations//   

Pericles, Apr 25 2005

       How about fourth person day? "I know this guy that thinks that CedarPark would like this"
Cedar Park, Apr 25 2005

       [Pericles] because there is no i in 'world peace'.
dentworth, Apr 25 2005

       \\who was that annoying new person, about a year or so ago, that always referred to himself in the first person\\
Hidden wonders how one is expected to refer to oneself.
hidden truths, Apr 25 2005

       They would have been asking Yoda how they could have been referring to themselves, and would have been getting the reply:   

       Referring to themselves using the force they should have been.
Ling, Apr 25 2005

       Fifth person day. I met a guy who said that he knows a guy who said that he thought that DrBob thought that this idea was going to be about an insurance scam.
DrBob, Apr 25 2005

       Me me me me me.
Detly, Apr 25 2005

       Froggie thinks that this is a good idea, and deserves a bigger bun than usual ideas do.   

       Would royalty, who almost always refer to themselves in the 3rd person, have to speak in the 1st person?
froglet, Apr 25 2005

       [to Detly] ! go to one's room.   

       [to UB] thanks, they shall have been having a good time, too.   

       [to froglet] dentworth bows to the whim of royalty even on special days.
dentworth, Apr 25 2005

       //there is no i in 'world peace'.// Oh good, so I have nothing to do with it, then.   

       P.S. It annoys me when people refer to themselves in the 3rd person. No dice. I mean, no bun.
Machiavelli, Apr 25 2005

       He even laughs in the third person, "He he he he".
FarmerJohn, Apr 26 2005

       "There's no 'I' in 'Team', but there's a 'Me' if you look hard enough" -- David Brent
hippo, Apr 26 2005

       Imagined this as a politically correct holiday, celebrating the famous Carol Reed movie.
AbsintheWithoutLeave, Apr 26 2005

       You have noticed that second person day has not been suggested yet. You think that second person day may open an avenue for conversational chaos for those of you without sufficient grasp of grammar to implement Third Person Plural Conditional Past Perfect Continuous Day. Do any of me agree with this?
wagster, Apr 26 2005

       AWOL is referring to The Third Man? One is not familiar with C. Reed's work.
dentworth, Apr 26 2005

       But [dentworth] would be familiar with the famous zither-based theme tune. dum-de-dum-de-dum--dee-dah, dum-de-dum-de-dahh
AbsintheWithoutLeave, Apr 26 2005

       Hidden wonders when the irony of this will wear off and he can return to regular old seventh person speech.
hidden truths, Apr 26 2005


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