Re: From our "more than we really wanted to know" file... (fwd)
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Friday, May 14, 1999, 14:17|
At 22:23 14/05/99 +1200, you wrote:
>Okay, I admit it, I couldn't resist forwarding this one on. There is a
>tenuous connection with conlanging.
>Andrew Smith, Intheologus email@example.com
>"Break someone's leg."
> - Old Orc Saying.
>---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> While working as a volunteer at our local Boy Scout Council office, one
>> of the professional staff -- who was wearing street clothes instead of
>> her usual uniform -- was talking about the International Phonetic
>> Alphabet. She said that she had learned it some years ago and proceeded
>> to recite it. "Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta..." But, when she got to
>> the letter "U," she stumbled and asked for help.
>> I offered a hint: "What aren't you wearing today?"
>> "Underwear?" she replied.
> Yeah! Yeah! I almost laughed at death while reading it!
|Sela Jemufan Atlinan C.G.
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