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  • Or "Listen Up!"

    January 5, 2007

  • HWAT is the first word of Beowulf. It's usually translated as "So" (as in, "So, there I was, with a gun on my hip and a dead wolf at my feet).

    As a professor explained to me, it's more like, "Yo!" or "Hey!" or "Shut the F- up, I wanna tell a story!"

    January 5, 2007