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Re: today's OED word #124539
03/06/04 11:05 PM
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Which reminds me of a story my old man used to tell:

Driving through Dogpatch, Ky in thier old Model T, Hairless Joe and Lonesome Polecat pulled into a service station when they saw a sign in the window that offered "Kick-a-poo Joy Juice - 6 gals for a dollar". Lonesome Polecat coughed up the buck and they both sat back and drank 3 jugs a piece. Hairless Joe got up, and stumbled over to the attendant and said "Well, that's some mighty fine drink you had there, now bring on the gals".


Re: today's OED word #124540
03/07/04 04:22 PM
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now bring on the gals

They didn't bring on the gals, musick, but you brought on the gales.




Re: barehug #124541
03/07/04 04:34 PM
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What comes to mind when you think of two people barehugging each other?

When I think of a "barehug", I think of the fruit the hug will bear.

Is there womb enough for any other interpretation?



Re: barehug #124542
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Shakespeare's "two backed beast"?


Re: barehug #124543
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Shakespeare's "two backed beast"?

Two beasts back to back are not likely to bear any new beasts, wwh, unless the beast is a lion.

Lions are retromingent so I assume they couple in reverse ... which could be an advantage to a lion keeping his eye out for other game.

For a lion, a bird in hand may not be worth two in the bush.

He is, after all, "the King of the Beasts".


Re: barehug #124544
03/08/04 12:43 AM
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Dear Grapho: Do you need instruction about the birds and
the bees? Ever heard that dancing is a navel engagement
without loss of seamen?






Re: barehug #124545
03/08/04 01:51 AM
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Ohhhh-kay, I think this will be the end of my reading of this thread. tsuwm--words fail me.


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Sorry that it did get more than usually physiologic.
The result of being a bit too eager to compete.


Re: barehug #124547
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too eager to compete

"Too eager to compete" has been the downfall of a lot of seamen.


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