[Ads-l] Monkeys perform Bach

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jun 22 14:29:47 UTC 2023


A consort of geladas—the bleeding-heart baboons, so-called for the exposed
patch of red skin on their chests—perched on a promontory.

[Or else cf. OED  1.a. "Obsolete": " A number of people consorting
together; a fellowship, partnership, company."]

"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

More information about the Ads-l mailing list