"mnemonic possession"

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Oct 24 19:54:21 UTC 2013

At 10/24/2013 02:01 PM, Dan Goncharoff wrote:
>On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 11:39 AM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>wrote:
> > Variant of the last one (on taxonomic classifications):
> >
> > King Philip courted Ophelia for great sex.
> >
> > I like the spaghetti version, though; you can't get really good spaghetti
> > in Spain.
> >
>Christopher Columbus didn't bring any? I thought he was the reason they got
>the tomato, for the sauce!

Didn't spaghetti come to Italy from China?  Khan Polo catered one
fabulously generous spaghettifest.

(The title is honorary, awarded to him by Kublai Khan.)


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