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To the Professor! :cheers:


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Someone should translate that into Quenya, or at least Sindarin.

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Another year, another birthday!

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Happy Birthday, JRRT. :love:

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And Mary Ann!

Sorry, couldn't resist.

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To J.R.R. Tolkien, to whom I am indebted not just for the treasure of his work but for some of the best and most stimulating friendships of my life. :cheers:

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To the Professor, and to Tom Bombadil sighting. :cheers:

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To J.R.R. Tolkien, to whom I am indebted not just for the treasure of his work but for some of the best and most stimulating friendships of my life. :cheers:


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It's time once again to raise a glass (or coffee mug) in honor of the birthday of the inimitable J.R.R. Tolkien. :cheers:

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Toasting JRRT in Darjeeling Tea!!
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Tonight I will have a wee dram in Prof. Tolkien's honor!

(not that I need an excuse for a wee dram).


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The Professor! :drink:

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Morning Thunder here. ;)

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‘It’s a lot more complicated than that -’
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