[Dixielandjazz] Misplaced words
Thu, 29 Aug 2002 08:49:21 +0100
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From: "John Farrell" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> . . .
> May I make a comment on your suggested "anastrophe"? "Usually for
> effect" appears to indicate that it is a deliberate utterance whereas a
> spoonerism is a inadvertent slip of the tongue.
> At this rate the list Gestapo will be on our tails - if you value your
> do not mention Thatcher!
No John, Thatcher is a 'catastrophe' A bit like a certain American
president, who of course will remain nameless, or should that be brainless.
Now I'm in trouble.
But I digress. A lady we know said she couldn't have any more children
because she had a ex-directory. She actually said it . Honest.