tent-pissing follow-up

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Oct 14 15:48:39 UTC 2013

At 10/14/2013 12:35 AM, ADSGarson O'Toole wrote:
>Garson O'Toole wrote:
> >> The horse urine seems to land directly below the horse.
>Wilson Gray wrote:
> > May I assume, then, that the sight of rubber-shod horses pulling
> > milk-trucks and concomitantly both leaking and dumping in the public way
> > had ceased to be a common feature of the cityscape in your youth, Garson?
>I've been on the planet for more than half a century, but I have not
>seen horse-drawn milk trucks. Camels demonstrating retromingency was
>another sight I missed in my admittedly provincial upbringing. Garson

On the other hand, in the Barnum and Bailey arrival parade through
the streets of New York City I've seen elephants.  Followed by
cleanup crews.  Like the sketch-ending (I think) bit in "The Rocky
and Bullwinkle Show".  Unfortunately I haven't found a Youtube video.


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