Fake Latin plural . . .

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Sat May 20 00:52:33 UTC 2006

 Wilson writes:
>I found Berman to be so funny that I bought and still own his LP, as far as
>I know, the only one that he ever recorded. He eventually turned up again as
>a character actor on TV and in the movies.
Oh, that LP!  We played that so often that I think the whole family
probably had it by heart before the LP turntable bit the dust. ("You'd
rather die than make a fool of yourself!") The "stewardi" gag was clear to
me but slightly annoyed my pedantic interior referee.  Happily, half a
century later, even the PIR has mellowed a little.

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