Subject: Helen rewrites Little Women

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 13 19:59:09 EST 2004


--- Ven <vendersleighc at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Charlie wrote
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> > I was glad to see that our own Helen Schinske 
> seems to have prompted Puffin
> > Classics to un-bowdlerize their text of *Little
> 
> Women* and restore its
> > sinful references to the terpsichorean art. 
> Check out the full story at
> > ACHUKACHAT...
> > 
>
http://achuka.co.uk/achukachat/viewtopic.php?t=54&highlight=
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> And a curious story it is indeed. Well done
> Helen, there are dance prohibiting sects in the
> UK as well, for example the Wee Wee Frees in
> Scotland (as opposed to the "Wee Frees, from
> which they schismed -- aka the Free Church and
> the United Free Church)  This enables me to tell
> one of my favourite jokes:
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> Why are the Wee Wee Frees disapproving of sex?
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> IT MIGHT LEAD TO DANCING!
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In the version I heard it was only sex standing up -
all other positions were OK.

Jon

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