From our "more than we really wanted to know" file... (fwd)
|From:||Andrew Smith <hobbit@...>|
|Date:||Friday, May 14, 1999, 10:23|
Okay, I admit it, I couldn't resist forwarding this one on. There is a
tenuous connection with conlanging.
Andrew Smith, Intheologus firstname.lastname@example.org
"Break someone's leg."
- Old Orc Saying.
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> 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.