Literature Abuse

Alex alex.mb at zoo.co.uk
Mon Mar 26 12:59:37 EST 2001


Yes more or less right but damsons are not plums - they're more sharp
tasting. We've got 3 damsons in our garden but have not yet made cheese with
them.

ALex

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-dwj at suberic.net [mailto:owner-dwj at suberic.net]On Behalf Of
Gili Bar-Hillel
Sent: 26 March 2001 13:01
To: dwj at suberic.net
Subject: RE: Literature Abuse


>From: Anita Graham <dzongri at admin.uwa.edu.au>

>Garage: I've heard several ways at least. Garridge (uncommon) G(uh)Raahzh,
>G(uh)radge (most common)

Garridge is the one I meant, and the least French. Kaff is what I meant, and
I'm glad it's a deliberate joke! Baggage is pronounced the same by Americans
and Brits, who both pronounce it differently than the French, I assume it's
an older word.

I was overgeneralising for the sake of the joke, but I may have been simply
wrong in my assumptions...
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