A. Vine avine at ENG.SUN.COM
Mon Jan 24 20:13:19 UTC 2000

"Steve K." wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Jan 2000, FTA Editor wrote:
> > Yeah. Of course if you were talking to a marine biologist in say?San Diego,
> > she or he might figure you?re referring to a female seal or whale. What
> > sound does a cow make?
> Oh good. This segues nicely into a question I asked a few people at the
> conference.
> What's the name of that toy that is a small cylinder with taut canvas
> stretched over both ends that makes a 'moo' sound when you turn it upside
> down. (For those of you who have seen 'Delicatessen,' these are being
> constructed by two of the characters during the course of the film.)
> I've always called them 'moo-boxes,' and I've yet to learn what they're
> actually called. Does anyone know?

In that case, I have a baa-box, only it's sewn inside a stuffed sheep with a
bungee cord attached to a suction cup (better known as Bungee Sheep).

What will those crazy New Zealanders think of next?


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