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.