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#207751 - 10/23/12 12:24 PM cock a doodly do.....
LukeJavan8 Offline
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An ignorant Yorkshireman having occasion to go to France, was surprised on his arrival to hear the men speaking French, the women speaking French, and the children jabbering away in the same tongue. In the height of the perplexity which this occasioned, he retired to his hotel, and awakened in the morning by the cock crowing, whereupon he burst into a wild exclamation of astonishment and delight, crying, ‘Thank goodness! there’s English at last!’

– Tit-Bits From All the Most Interesting Books, Periodicals and Newspapers in the World, Dec. 10, 1881
----please, draw me a sheep----

#207752 - 10/23/12 12:31 PM Re: cock a doodly do..... [Re: LukeJavan8]
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Nuh uh. French roosters go "qui-qui-ri-qui!"

#207754 - 10/23/12 12:37 PM Re: cock a doodly do..... [Re: Faldage]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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If you say so. yuk,yuk
----please, draw me a sheep----


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