Re: OT: Monster Raving Loony (was Re: verbs?)
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Friday, July 18, 2003, 2:12|
Tim May scripsit:
> Incidentally, given the international nature of this list, some
> members may not recognize JBR's use of the phrase "monster raving
> loony candidate" as a reference to the Official Monster Raving Loony
> Party, who have since 1983 satirised the British political system by
> issuing absurd manifestoes and fielding joke candidates in national
> and local elections.
And some may not know that a Rodent Of Unusual Size is a critter from
William Goldman's book and movie _The Princess Bride_, abbreviated
The OMRLP and its offshoots seem to owe something to the People's Front of
Judea and related organizations.
Where the wombat has walked, John Cowan <jcowan@...>
it will inevitably walk again. http://www.ccil.org/~cowan