azure legs of the cock, etc.

Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Mon Jul 3 12:48:51 UTC 2006

I do remember a childhood joke, something like "Where did
the Lone Ranger take Silver when he died?"  The answer
is "To da dump, to da dump, to da dump, dump, dump . . . ."

It's interesting how both texts represent some notes in the
orchestral phrase with initial dental consonants and some
with final -ump's.


---- Original message ----
>Date: Sat, 1 Jul 2006 20:22:30 -0400
>From: Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM>
>Subject: Re: azure legs of the cock, etc.
>Speaking of the William Tell Overture, does anyone else
recall the punchline:

The American Dialect Society -

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