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Re: Cox (was: News about Futurese)

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Wednesday, August 14, 2002, 16:07
Adrian Morgan wrote:
>Jan van Steenbergen wrote: > > > Reminds me of this nice piece of Middle English poetry: > > > > I HAVE A NOBLE COCK, he crows at break of day. > > He makes me rise up early - my prayers for to say. > > I HAVE A NOBLE COCK, the finest rooster yet. > > His comb is of red coral. His tail - black as jet. > > I HAVE A NOBLE COCK, he is a child of nature. > > And when he sticks his neck out, and sings, it's quite a feature. > > I HAVE A NOBLE COCK, his eyes can grow like amber. > > And every night he perches in my lady's chamber! > >Actually I thought of the old limerick: "There was a (forgotten) / >who had a remarkable ass. / 'Twas not rounded and pink / as you >probably think / 'twas grey, had long ears and ate grass".
The forgotten words are, at least in the version I've heard, "young girl from Madras". That version also has "wonderful" rather than "remarkable" in the second line. Andreas _________________________________________________________________ Chat with friends online, try MSN Messenger:


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