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OT elephants, Wales (was NATLANG: Chinese parts of speech (or lack thereof)

From:Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>
Date:Wednesday, August 11, 2004, 15:26
Peter Bleackley wrote:
> > > How do you get [tu: wejlz] in a mini? > Over the Severn Bridge. >
A no doubt apocryphal story about Dylan Thomas: On one of his tours of the US, in his cups after the reading, he's said to have accosted an attractive young woman with the comment "Oh, that I might suckle of those breasts ere they turn [tu: wejlz]", supposedly a mis-speaking/hearing of "....ere I return to Wales". Staving Philippe Caquant:
> > >And now for the elephants !
--What did Jane say when she saw the elephants coming? --Here come the blueberries. --How do you know you're in bed with an elephant? --You can smell the peanut butter on his breath.


Philippe Caquant <herodote92@...>