[Ads-l] Shoe goes both ways

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Aug 6 20:22:25 EDT 2017


Actually, all shoes go both ways - and more - just not at the same time.

JL

On Sun, Aug 6, 2017 at 8:21 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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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