silly and off-topic
lynnem at COGS.SUSX.AC.UK
Thu Jun 13 13:32:15 UTC 2002
--On Thursday, June 13, 2002 9:24 am -0400 "Dennis R. Preston"
<preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU> wrote:
> And the one served on peasant bread is a 'farmer's almanac'?
You got it.
But as long as we're being silly and off-topic here, I read the following
in _The Big Issue_ today about a pea-shooting contest in Cambridgeshire:
"It's traditional Bash Street Kids, English schoolboy, turn your baseball
cap backwards and fire kind of thing," said organiser Tom Wood.
I didn't know traditional English schoolboys played baseball....
Dr M Lynne Murphy
Lecturer in Linguistics
Acting Director, MA in Applied Linguistics
School of Cognitive and Computing Sciences
University of Sussex
Brighton BN1 9QH
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