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Re: CHAT: Cowan again (was: jokes (was: Fdnyldjikyl Inglyx))

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Thursday, December 16, 1999, 21:50
BP Jonsson wrote:

> >Is that because they understand it, or because they don't understand it, > >or both? > > Kinda both. Just outside the verge of understandable for most Swedes.
# [O]ne might say to another, 'You are a Bumbo', or 'You look like a Togg', # without offence; for these expressions, though presumably hostile in # intention, have no known significance, discourteous or otherwise. -- A.P. Herbert's Misleading Case "Trott v. Tulip" -- Schlingt dreifach einen Kreis vom dies! || John Cowan <jcowan@...> Schliesst euer Aug vor heiliger Schau, || Denn er genoss vom Honig-Tau, || Und trank die Milch vom Paradies. -- Coleridge (tr. Politzer)