Fw: [Dixielandjazz] Audience Put downs total misinterpretation again:

Jazzjerry@aol.com Jazzjerry@aol.com
Sun, 23 Jun 2002 14:42:30 EDT

In a message dated 23/6/02 14:18:37, thodgson5@cogeco.ca writes:

<< However, you've done it again with "bums on

seats".........in the USA this means hobos (tramps to you) and is ,again,

disrespectful.  Oh dear, "two countries separated by a single language" or

whatever Winston said. >>

Well Trevor, 

I could have said 'Fannies on seats' and that would have had another meeting 
over here and maybe even there! I should have got a 'rubber' and corrected my 
mistake and then stood out on the pavement for a quick fag. It will take me a 
fortnight to get things right.