[Ads-l] Shoe goes both ways

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Aug 6 20:21:49 EDT 2017


When I get to Heaven gonna put on ma two-heel shoes....

JL

On Sun, Aug 6, 2017 at 8:05 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
wrote:

> > On Aug 6, 2017, at 5:53 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
> wrote:
> >
> > Now Long John made him
> > A pair of shoes,
> > They were the funniest shoes
> > That you ever did see.
> > Had a heel in front
> > And a heel behind;
> > You could never tell where
> > Long John was gwine.
> >
> > Very useful. Relevance to question: possibly zero.
>
> Maybe not, but the Holy Modal Rounders do a nice job on it.
>
> Could be the shoe that goes both ways is a blend of the knife that cuts
> both ways and “if the shoe fits…”
>
> LH
>
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Aug 6, 2017 at 4:33 PM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Heard today on Sirius POTUS Channel.
> >>
> >> I have no idea what was meant.
> >>
> >> Knife cuts both ways?
> >> Whichever way the shoe drops?
> >> Is a puzzlement...
> >>
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