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Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

Otaku-sempai
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Nov 30 2013, 8:29pm


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In other words, if we talk about Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, Dopey etc., we use 'dwarfs' but if we talk about the descendants of the Naugrim of the Elder Days, we use 'dwarves'. Smile



I can't help thinking of Snow White's protectors as dwarves as well; they are the fantastical beings of myth and folktale rather than a bunch of short humans. Besides, it sounds much better than Snow White and the Seven Dwarrows.

'There are older and fouler things than Orcs in the deep places of the world.' - Gandalf the Grey, The Fellowship of the Ring

(This post was edited by Otaku-sempai on Nov 30 2013, 8:30pm)

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Is it dwarfs? or dwarves? Israfellius Send a private message to Israfellius Nov 28 2013, 4:36am
    Other way around. Elizabeth Send a private message to Elizabeth Nov 28 2013, 4:42am
    The use of 'dwarves' is explained by Tolkien Endor Dweller Send a private message to Endor Dweller Nov 28 2013, 7:57am
        but... dijomaja Send a private message to dijomaja Nov 30 2013, 11:25am
            Yes, true, but whatever else the English language may be... dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Nov 30 2013, 3:49pm
        Snow White and the Seven Dwarves Otaku-sempai Send a private message to Otaku-sempai Nov 30 2013, 8:29pm

 
 
 

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