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JamesTheGreater

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Sharp(e) ancestors.
« on: September 05, 2011, 11:11:21 AM »

 Just a thought, is Deryn Shap related to RICHARD SHARPE!?!?!? For those who don't know, Richard Sharpe is a kick-butt British officer from the Sharpe series (Early 1800s Napoleonic War). Sharpe may have passed down some epicness to Deryn!
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Re: Hmmmm... Sharp ancestors.
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2011, 11:25:16 AM »

I just looked up Richard Sharpe, and I got an article about a cross-dressing Harvard doctor who killed his wife and hung himself. O.o

Anyway, that's a cool coincidence, if they met they'd share some war stories. But, they probably aren't related.  Or they are, but extremely distantly and a whole bunch of stuff. xD
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Re: Hmmmm... Sharp ancestors.
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2011, 12:57:26 AM »

 Uh, try looking up Bernard Cornwell, the author of the series. By the way, Sharpe is a fictional character. He was in the 95th Rifles, a Greenjacket Regiment. They are VERY good books, but very graphic.
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Re: Hmmmm... Sharp ancestors.
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2011, 05:07:36 AM »

Kool, but there's still an "e" at the end of that Sharpe.
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Re: Hmmmm... Sharp ancestors.
« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2011, 05:18:36 AM »

Oh yeah.... but people always joke about people putting an "e" on words a long time ago, although the "e" was silent.

E.g., olde, towne, etc.

Perhaps it was the same case?
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Re: Hmmmm... Sharp ancestors.
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2011, 05:20:44 AM »

I dunno, cause there are Sharpes and Sharps nowadays.
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Re: Hmmmm... Sharp ancestors.
« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2011, 08:33:51 AM »

True, true.
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