Re: USAGE: Belgium in H2G2 (was Re: USAGE: number concord in AmE,
|From:||Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>|
|Date:||Monday, June 24, 2002, 21:33|
Michael Poxon wrote:
> On a similar tack, do Frenchmen laugh at people called Peter, for example?
> (peter = to fart) or think pine trees are of an appropriate shape (pine =
> penis) - any more examples, conlang or otherwise?
Well, my high school was called "Pine Forest", which some French
exchange students thought was absolutely hilarious. :-)
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