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Beev

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Sheesh, have none of you guys ever seen posts that appear serious then end with Bel-Air? Branch out from AT will ya...
 

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Originally posted by: scrawnypaleguy
Hahahahahah, and here I was about to point you in the direction of L&R... 9.5/10 for the great ending.
I read the first two lines and had already opened the "move this thread to" thread modulator. I was ---->||<----- this close to nuking the thread.

Originally posted by: effowe
People were doing this on digg a while back, needless to say it got real old, real quick.
Nahh, it won't get old, they'll get locked as parodies of this thread :p
 

pontifex

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Originally posted by: G Wizard
6/10.

you lost 2 points for typing 'homes' instead of 'holmes'.
sherlock?

do you say holmey or homey?
was it holmey the clown or homey the clown?

i'm pretty sure homes is right...
 

pontifex

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Originally posted by: G Wizard
Originally posted by: pontifex
Originally posted by: G Wizard
6/10.

you lost 2 points for typing 'homes' instead of 'holmes'.
sherlock?

do you say holmey or homey?
was it holmey the clown or homey the clown?

i'm pretty sure homes is right...
Pretty Sure?
right, becuase all those white wannabe gangstas on urban dictionary know the correct word?

Holmes
Misspelling of "homes," which is a shortening of "homeboy

so your friends are your holmesboys? it was holmey the clown


yeah, i'm 100% sure
i've looked at 5 different lyrics sites and none say holmes
 

purbeast0

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lmao... as soon as I read "whistled for a cab" in my head, before reading the rest, I sang the fresh prince of bel air song haha.

I watched it last night on nick at night too.
 

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Originally posted by: pontifex
Originally posted by: G Wizard
6/10.

you lost 2 points for typing 'homes' instead of 'holmes'.
sherlock?

do you say holmey or homey?
was it holmey the clown or homey the clown?

i'm pretty sure homes is right...
Holmes would be the original. It's spanish for man and a common greeting among hispanics.
 

txrandom

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Originally posted by: broon
Originally posted by: pontifex
Originally posted by: G Wizard
6/10.

you lost 2 points for typing 'homes' instead of 'holmes'.
sherlock?

do you say holmey or homey?
was it holmey the clown or homey the clown?

i'm pretty sure homes is right...
Holmes would be the original. It's spanish for man and a common greeting among hispanics.
I thought that was hombre?
 

pontifex

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Originally posted by: txrandom
Originally posted by: broon
Originally posted by: pontifex
Originally posted by: G Wizard
6/10.

you lost 2 points for typing 'homes' instead of 'holmes'.
sherlock?

do you say holmey or homey?
was it holmey the clown or homey the clown?

i'm pretty sure homes is right...
Holmes would be the original. It's spanish for man and a common greeting among hispanics.
I thought that was hombre?
it is. holmes is not a spanish word...spanish dictionary
 

HN

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Originally posted by: txrandom
Originally posted by: broon
Originally posted by: pontifex
Originally posted by: G Wizard
6/10.

you lost 2 points for typing 'homes' instead of 'holmes'.
sherlock?

do you say holmey or homey?
was it holmey the clown or homey the clown?

i'm pretty sure homes is right...
Holmes would be the original. It's spanish for man and a common greeting among hispanics.
I thought that was hombre?
don't you mean 'holmbre'? ;)
 

kstu

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it's holmes. pontifex, quit getting your panties in a bunch about it.
 

bsobel

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it is. holmes is not a spanish word...spanish dictionary
Its slang and Holmes is the correct version (the opening credit video is on youtube)

"Gangster slang. What you would call a good friend, a stranger, or even mockery against an adversary. Was`sup, holmes. You got a problem with it, holmes? ..."

"Holmes: A term of address for a male friend.
Example: What's up, Holmes?"

"HOLMES: generic term used when referring to a male whose name is unknown"
 

effowe

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Listen, both are acceptable spellings. They are both slang, and it doesn't matter how you spell it as it conveys the same message. I myself use holmes, and I pronounce it with the l. The homes spelling seems weird as I read it as a place of residence, but regardless, both are fine.
 

pontifex

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Originally posted by: bsobel
it is. holmes is not a spanish word...spanish dictionary
Its slang and Holmes is the correct version (the opening credit video is on youtube)

"Gangster slang. What you would call a good friend, a stranger, or even mockery against an adversary. Was`sup, holmes. You got a problem with it, holmes? ..."

"Holmes: A term of address for a male friend.
Example: What's up, Holmes?"

"HOLMES: generic term used when referring to a male whose name is unknown"
meh, it's not, but whatever...
 

bsobel

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Originally posted by: pontifex
Originally posted by: bsobel
it is. holmes is not a spanish word...spanish dictionary
Its slang and Holmes is the correct version (the opening credit video is on youtube)

"Gangster slang. What you would call a good friend, a stranger, or even mockery against an adversary. Was`sup, holmes. You got a problem with it, holmes? ..."

"Holmes: A term of address for a male friend.
Example: What's up, Holmes?"

"HOLMES: generic term used when referring to a male whose name is unknown"
meh, it's not, but whatever...
How many mexican gang references do you know living out there in Pennsylvania? ;)
 

DrPizza

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Google:

Bel-air Fresh Prince homes -holmes 65,800
Bel-air Fresh Prince holmes -homes 46,200

Each is on at least several lyric sites. The claim that you found 5 lyric sites with the same spelling is pointless- ever heard of cut and paste? Not everyone individually types in the lyrics.

And, it should be pointed out that many of those hits are using the word "homes" as in "there are 10 homes on that block", not as in "yo homes".

Google searching on the warnerbros site does not reveal any mention of their spelling.

As far as the argument that homes is short for homey or homeboy, there's no compelling reason that the spelling needs to be the same. Tom is short for Thomas, Susan becomes Sue or Suzy or Suzy, (I'm sure there are plenty of examples)

If you change the search to
Bel-air Fresh Prince "yo homes" -holmes 567 hits
Bel-air Fresh Prince "yo holmes" -homes 688 hits

If you just search
"you holmes" -homes 33,400
"you homes" -holmes 18,600

edit: and bsobel has it correct: it's Holmes. The people who say it's "Homes" would probably axe you a question too.
 

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