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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? :-) /BP 8^)> -- B.Philip Jonsson (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. ;)


John Cowan <jcowan@...>