"ho ho ho" should be in the dictionary [was Re: Ho ho ho!]
sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Sun Jan 30 18:47:37 UTC 2005
>On Sun, 30 Jan 2005, Laurence Horn wrote:
>> >poetical, or similar use, as in "the tintinnabulation of the bells, bells,
>> >bells" (Edith Sitwell?),
>> I thought it was Poe, "The Bells".
>You are clearly both wrong. All quotations are derived from Irish
>sources, as I demonstrate in my forthcoming quotation dictionary. Neither
>Sitwell nor Poe was Irish. Q.E.D.
IF IRISH, I don't suppose it was:
The bells of Shandon
That sound so grand on
The pleasant waters
Of the River Lea
by slips-my-mind? This was the first thing that occurred to me!
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