bilbo (and P & Q)

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Apr 23 20:17:10 UTC 2009

At 11:08 AM -0400 4/23/09, Joel S. Berson wrote:
>1612 S. ROWLANDS Knaue of Harts (Hunterian Club) 20 Bring in a
>quart of Maligo, right true: And looke, you Rogue, that it be Pee and Kew.")
I like that "Pee and Kew", a.k.a. "Pee and Queue"--opens up a whole
nother range of etymythologies relating to proper behavior while
waiting in those interminable lines to use the facilities.


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