suggestive names

Benjamin Zimmer bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Mon Jun 12 03:17:05 UTC 2006

On 6/11/06, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at> wrote:
> >How many of these can there be ?  I was told in 1973 or ' 74 that
> >the pygmies are cunning runts and the nun has a soul full of hope.
> >Do the two riddles usually travel in tandem ?
> Another in the category of misogynistic spoonerism riddles involved
> the Suez Canal's status as a busy ditch...

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