Huh

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 20 14:35:10 EST 2004


--- "Dorian E. Gray" <israfel at eircom.net> wrote:
> > [note for anyone who doesn't happen to have met
> this: "eccentric" is a
> > British euphamism for "stark staring loony but
> harmless".]
> 
> I've always thought of it more as "eccentric" equals
> "nutty but rich" - but 
> maybe I read too much Georgette Heyer. :-)

I have a delightful book by Catherine Caufield "The
Emperor of the United States and other British
Eccentrics" Maybe I should dig it out and post
occassional entries.

Jon - Who doubtless has eccentricities of his own. The
kids at school think I'm mad not driving the 2km to
school.

Jon


		
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