Night of a Thousand Waterfalls

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Tue Sep 1 15:21:17 UTC 2009

I've never heard of this, Scot.  My Google search suggests that it mostly
means a night of diarrhea from mild food poisoning.

FWIW, there is an unpleasant Royal Navy poem, set in China, that commences,
"In the Street of a Thousand Arseholes...."

On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 10:06 AM, Scot LaFaive <slafaive at> wrote:

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> I decided to do a little research into the age of this expression
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> to the results of one preparing for a colonoscopy) but was surprised to
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> very few hits on Google with the earliest only being a couple years old.
> Scot
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