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#15729 - 01/16/01 08:55 AM Made Up Word
Loc: Perth, Western Australia
#15730 - 01/16/01 12:07 PM Re: Made Up Word
Loc: Northamptonshire, England
In the words of the immortal Dr Spooner, professor of something-or-other at Oxford in the early part of last century to a no doubt rather stunned undergraduate:
"Sir, you have been caught fighting a liar in the quad and you have hissed all my mystery lectures. You will leave by the next town drain!"_________________________
The idiot also known as Capfka ...
#15731 - 01/16/01 04:50 PM Accidental spoonerism
Loc: Melbourne, Australia
A colleague of mine came up with a great expression the other day, albeit accidentally (and he was oblivious to his mistake!):
"He's got his snoff in the trout".
I have since discovered that "snoff" is a short candle end used for igniting a fuse.
I do believe, however, that this type of fishing has been outlawed in most places.
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