What's all this got to do with the price of eggs? / price of tea in China / not for all the tea in China

Arnold Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Sat Oct 15 14:04:50 UTC 2011

On Oct 15, 2011, at 5:57 AM, Victor Steinbok wrote on these "price" queries.

the most entertaining variant i know is "What's that got to do with the price of Matabele gumbo beans?" -- this from conversation with Geoff Pullum many years ago.  no ghits for "price of Matabele gumbo beans", unfortunately.


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