Re: CHAT: Un-American activities, was Re: Ungrammaticalization?
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Monday, July 19, 1999, 15:10|
J. Barefoot wrote:
> Wow. That's great. Where I go to school, it's always a big joke to rag on
> Canada, just because of this really dopey guy from Newfoundland. We don't
> really hate Canada; my best friend was born in Canada.
Yes, yes. But Newfie jokes are common enough in the rest of Canada.
Q: Why did the Newfie have a bandaged ear?
A: From answering the phone while ironing.
Q: Why did the Newfie have both ears bandaged?
A: From calling "Emergency".
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan email@example.com
Schlingt dreifach einen Kreis um dies! / Schliesst euer Aug vor heiliger Schau,
Denn er genoss vom Honig-Tau / Und trank die Milch vom Paradies.
-- Coleridge / Politzer