Lost in Translation

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Over at [livejournal.com profile] tolkien_weekly, a drabble of mine about Bilbo's arrival in Rivendell prompted the brilliant comment from Dreamflower that "My own headcanon is that the "Tra-la-lally" was Bilbo's misinterpretation of whatever the Elves were actually singing in Sindarin (which he would not have known at the time) so he just made up words to fit what he thought he was hearing."

Since the "Tra-la-la-lally" song from The Hobbit has always driven me round the bend, this suggestion was not only sanity-saving but attached a very silly nuzgul firmly to my ankle, resulting in this...

 

 

Chapter List

Ch# Title Words Com. Updated
1 Lost in Translation 1,021 1 16 Feb 12
Appx. Word Count 1,021 1  
 

 

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Story Information

Author: Azalais

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Era: Multi-Age

Genre: Humor

Rating: General

Last Updated: 02/16/12

Original Post: 02/16/12

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