[Ads-l] a little more on ejaculatory pop, etc.

Robin Hamilton robin.hamilton3 at VIRGINMEDIA.COM
Thu Mar 16 17:28:31 EDT 2017


> 
>     On 16 March 2017 at 18:54 Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> 
>     Why would a monkey chase a purse around a bench?
> 
>     JL
> 

Only in America, me duck.

Here, we have dishes running away with spoons all the time, and stuff like that,
and we don't give a monkeys for consistency.  Personally, I wouldn't give a pony
for consistency, let alone a monkey.  

R.

> 
> 
>     On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 1:55 PM, Peter Reitan <pjreitan at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
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>     > The 1869 reference Garson mentioned says that the "term 'weasel' or
>     > 'weasel skin' became among the lower orders synonymous with purse", and
>     > the
>     > 1880s newspaper article I mentioned said that "in Missouri and Iowa" the
>     > term "weasel-skin" was used to refer to coin purses, generally. The
>     > purses
>     > and their lucky powers are mentioned in print in numerous places.
> 

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