Language query, was Dogs

Dorian E. Gray israfel at eircom.net
Sun Nov 12 09:26:08 EST 2000


Irina explained...
>
> > Discussion of Once on a Time reminds me to ask-- What exactly is an
> > apple pie bed?
>
> A bed where the bottom sheet has been folded back in the middle and
> draped over the blanket as if it's also the top sheet, so you can't
> get into it properly unless you're *very* short. You can't see,
> looking at the made bed, that it's been tricked, so you have an
> unpleasant surprise when you get in.

And, if the apple-pie-bed-maker was in a really nasty mood, you may find a
sprig of holly or something in the fold.

Until the sky falls on our heads...

Dorian.
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Dorian E. Gray
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