Kryponite and garlic

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Jan 4 16:07:36 UTC 2010

At 1/4/2010 10:28 AM, Charles Doyle wrote:
>I.e., the four sounds that elephants make to signify (with various
>shades of meaning), "Humans are listening!"

Charlie, remind me of the ur-story of the anthropologist who visited
a primitive tribe, asked what various things were called, published,
and it was later discovered that ... they were being
obscene?  calling him derogatory names?


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