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Can You Speak Venusian?

Can You Speak Venusian?

(3:38) Interview with multi-linguist who can speak three space languages. In 1973 self-taught astronomer Patrick Moore published "Can You Speak Venusian?", a book where he ponders over theories by flat earthers, crystal gazers, channellers and other crackpot ideas. This clip from 1969 is presumably part of Moore's research for the book.

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cengland0 cengland0 (2861 days ago)
Seems legit to me. Can't disprove him so it must be true -- just like god, the easter bunny, and tooth fairy.
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Seems legit to me. Can't disprove him so it must be true -- just like god, the easter bunny, and tooth fairy.
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TheBob TheBob (2861 days ago)
Dear old Patrick Moore - so respectful in the face of such nonsense. Oh, and Plutonian sounded a bit Welsh to me.
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Dear old Patrick Moore - so respectful in the face of such nonsense. Oh, and Plutonian sounded a bit Welsh to me.
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Guest: koval (2859 days ago)
Latest comment: While watching I couldn't shake off the feeling that this is a lost Monty Python sketch.
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Latest comment: While watching I couldn't shake off the feeling that this is a lost Monty Python sketch.
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glortman glortman (2860 days ago)
This is glossolalia, or speaking in tongues.
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This is glossolalia, or speaking in tongues.
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Guest: venus bob (2860 days ago)
I also can speak venusian, so this is true. They could not make 1969 as they had a tea party with Earl Grey as they like bergamot. They also had strawberries and Stilton.
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I also can speak venusian, so this is true. They could not make 1969 as they had a tea party with Earl Grey as they like bergamot. They also had strawberries and Stilton.
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Guest: JoeTaicoon (2861 days ago)
Well, it would be "fun" to have him translate a specific sentense into "venusian" and then have him repeat this the day after. Logic seems to dictate that it would sound similar, right? ..which I find extremely unlikely that it does.
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Well, it would be "fun" to have him translate a specific sentense into "venusian" and then have him repeat this the day after. Logic seems to dictate that it would sound similar, right? ..which I find extremely unlikely that it does.
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cengland0 cengland0 (2860 days ago)
Ha, that would be a good test. Wonder if he could find an excuse like saying it's a separate dialect. Or, you can say it in different ways like "I used a credit card to make that purchase" versus "That purchase was made using my credit card."
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Ha, that would be a good test. Wonder if he could find an excuse like saying it's a separate dialect. Or, you can say it in different ways like "I used a credit card to make that purchase" versus "That purchase was made using my credit card."
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Guest: (2861 days ago)
Not to mention barking mad.........
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Not to mention barking mad.........
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