Re: CHAT: Obscenity in British comedy,
|From:||BP Jonsson <bpj@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, June 25, 2002, 10:35|
At 18:07 2002-06-22 -0400, John Cowan wrote:
>Tim May scripsit:
> > Historical note: Johnson, Samuel (1709-84), English lexicographer,
> > writer, critic and conversationalist. Noted particularly for his
> > _Dictionary of the English Language_ (1755).
>And frequent quotee by me and B.P. Jonson on this list.
>In fact two ladies congratulated him for leaving out the rude words,
>to which he replied, "Ah, my dears, I see you have been looking for them."
Tell me John, have you got a book of Sam Johnson quotations? :-)
B.Philip Jonsson mailto:melrochX@melroch.net (delete X)
"Truth, Sir, is a cow which will give [skeptics] no more milk,
and so they are gone to milk the bull."
-- Sam. Johnson (no rel. ;)