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Favorite graffiti #7929
10/15/00 10:58 AM
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In a public restroom once I was confronted with a handwritten sign above the toilet: "To flush, please wiggle handel."
Underneath which advice I scrawled, "If I do, will it wiggle bach?"

...more?


Re: Favorite graffiti #7930
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<will it wiggle bach?>

offen -- and sometimes -- P D Q [pretty damn quickly]


Re: Favorite graffiti #7931
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wiggle bach

Loved this Anna!

In Welsh 'bach' means little - the colloquial expression for what the Ozzies call a dunny would be Ty Bach (literally, little house). I often imagine the confused discussion of Welsh musicologists when discussing Bach's family, given the local tendency to patronymics followed by diminutives


Re: Favorite graffiti #7932
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<will it wiggle bach?>

Iffen it's not haydn.


Re: Favorite graffiti #7933
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I've got to mention my all-time favourite graffiti, even if you've heard it before a million times (YART par excellence?) Sighted as I went through the subway leading to what was to be my place of 'higher' education:


To be is to do - Socrates

To do is to be - Sartre

Do be do be do - Sinatra


Still makes me giggle.



Re: Favorite graffiti #7934
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Yep, Shona, that's my all-time favorite too!!

Except I saw the first attributed to Camus. Which makes it all more contemporary, if you will (of course, your version has the alliterative feature the one I saw lacks).


Re: Favorite graffiti #7935
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I saw the first attributed to Camus

To be honest, Auntie (ooooh almost Halloween..), when I originally saw the graffiti the first quote was attributed to Voltaire!

My research tells me that Socrates said it first and it was YARTed by Voltaire. But I haven't checked with tsuwm yet.


Re: Favorite graffiti #7936
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>>I saw the first attributed to Camus

>... when I originally saw the graffiti the first quote was attributed to Voltaire!


A plague on one of your houses.

(ooooh almost Halloween..)

Und??? You vant I should dress up like a Fischweib or something, already?



Re: Favorite graffiti #7937
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(ooooh almost Halloween..)

Und??? You vant I should dress up like a Fischweib or something, already?


Awright, that tears it! Are you-all gonna give us the dope on your relationship, or not???





Re: Favorite graffiti #7938
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the dope

Nope! Though I think Anna should tell my/our story in Marty's "Intro to AWAD", and save me pipping shanks to the post by speaking for myself. I'm back on Board very possibly late Sunday, definitely Monday - shanks, you have been warned!

You vant I should dress up like a Fischweib or something, already?

Ya. Und I vill dress op like a Fisch Pie. Or vos dat a Fisch Beik ? Aieee!






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