[Ads-l] Drama Critic Motto: Leave no turn unstoned

Jim Parish jparish at SIUE.EDU
Sun Dec 3 17:21:23 EST 2017


Wilson Gray wrote, snipped:
> I also have an even vaguer memory of a pun based on "throwing stones" and
> "glass houses."

I recall a shaggy-dog story involving a Pacific island ruler who wished 
to hide his ceremonial chair from Europeans, with the punch line "Those 
who live in grass houses shouldn't stow thrones".

Jim Parish

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