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Old March 5 2013, 05:04 AM   #225
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Re: Young Justice, Green Lantern return January 5th

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Meh, I still don't like Lagaan. I wince every time he says "Neptune's beard!" That's a really stupid curse.
I dunno-- is it any sillier than "Great Krypton!" or "Great Caesar's Ghost!"? Actually most curses are silly once you deconstruct them.
Well, those were used in shows or comics that were sillier/cornier all around, so they didn't feel as jarring in that context. It's also just that Lagaan uses it so damn often, at the drop of a hat. Combined with the way Yuri Lowenthal delivers the line, it just makes me wince every time I hear it.
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