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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.

Andrew Smith, Intheologus             

"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.