funny Titus

Paul Andinach pandinac at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Tue Mar 18 23:42:17 EST 2003


On Sun, 9 Feb 2003, Tanaqui wrote:

> If you ever had to put up with the banality of the _Good News
> Bible_, I think its version of "Titus 1:2" is funnier:
>
> "...eternal life. God, who does not lie, promised us this life
> before the beginning of time,"
>
> mantra time:
> OED...KJV...  OED...KJV...  OED...KJV...

...no, don't get it. (Unless it's "before the beginning of time"
that's bothering you.)

My personal copy of the Bible (a present from a relative) is
unfortunately a GNB, but at least it's a Study Edition with footnotes
pointing out where all the puns are.


Paul
-- 
"Hold fast to the one noble thing."


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