Friday, August 21, 2009

When disguises don’t work

I don’t get parts of the Book of Mormon. I mean, take the story of Abinadi. He gets hunted down (unsuccessfully, apparently), and then he pops up in disguise (presumably so nobody’ll recognize him), and the first thing we hear him saying? “Hi! I’m Abinadi!”

Apparently secret agent training wasn’t quite as advanced back in those days as it is now.


Heather the Mama Duk said...

It was in the interest of full disclosure you know.

On Sunday a guy gave a talk and called Abinadi Abeenahdee. It was awesome.

David B said...

In most non-English European languages that name is pronounced that way, actually.

Reminds me i need to work up a rant about the silliness that is the non-canonical pronunciation guide in the back of the Book of Mormon.