fun with phrases

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Oct 5 00:55:06 UTC 2011

On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 8:41 PM, Victor Steinbok <aardvark66 at> wrote:
> "kishka" is Slavic>>Yiddish for "gut" or
> "intestines".

A. "Kishka'?! Why have you named your kitten "Intestine"?
B. It's not named "Intestine." "Kishka" means *sausage" in Polish.
It's named "Sausage," because it's such a fat little thing."

 "Un faux ami," as the French say.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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