[Ads-l] Total silence - "hear a frog piss on cotton"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 11 20:45:40 EDT 2018


The version I encountered in the '70s was "a rat pissing on cotton."

I suppose frogs are quieter, though.

JL

On Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 5:25 PM Andy Bach <afbach at gmail.com> wrote:

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