Re:       Re: Painting the porsche

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Mon Jun 21 15:12:17 UTC 2004

In a message dated 5/25/04 11:50:34 PM, laurence.horn at YALE.EDU writes:

> e actually heard "Portia"/"Porsche" puns more often.  The one
> above seems a bit strained to me, not so much because of the one- vs.
> two-syllable issue but the consonant:  "Porch" and "Porsh" sound
> quite different to me, blonde or no blonde.

If the joke has the speaker being drunk, then I guess the confujsion might 
make sense.

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