going tonto

James A. Landau JJJRLandau at AOL.COM
Sat May 18 20:41:26 UTC 2002

In a message dated 05/18/2002 3:57:35 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
mam at THEWORLD.COM writes:

>  I've seen a quote from Camilla
>  Parker-Bowles to the effect that "Diana went tonto" over her affair with
>  Charles.

Not surprising.  Diana was well known to have been a Sloane Ranger.

     - Jim Landau

P.S. Tonto (adj) "foolish, stupid", (masculine noun) "fool, dunce, in
American Spanish a game of cards", phrase "a tontas y a locas" is
"recklessly, without thought", note that "tontas" is feminine plural.

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