Re: CHAT: "have a nice day"
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Friday, March 3, 2000, 23:40|
And Rosta wrote:
> In British humorous cliche, Belgium is the paradigm example of the place
> nothing and noone remarkable comes from, except for chips eaten with
A disgusting habit, indeed. Chips were meant by God to be eaten with
salt, and nothing else.
I think it was Ursula LeGuin who pointed out that the Bronte sisters
wrote all of their way-out romantic fictions during a life of never-going-anywhere:
except for one three-week vacation. Where? In Brussels, Most Boring
City In Europe.
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