Deep Down in the Jungle redux

Seán Fitzpatrick grendel.jjf at VERIZON.NET
Mon May 22 05:01:49 UTC 2006

<< In Saint Louis, "sounding" was just another way of saying "joning" (I
once read somewhere that this latter term is also used in DC). -- Wilson
Gray, Sunday, 21 May, 2006 00:27>>

And out into the D.C. suburbs circa 1960.  Although I’m not sure whether I
heard “jone” in parochial school or after I started high school at N.
Capitol & Eye Streets in D.C., it doesn’t matter.  Most of the students were
from the suburbs.


Seán Fitzpatrick
  Time flies like an arrow.
    Fruit flies like a banana.
      Chuck Yeager flies, like, airplanes.


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