[DWJ] Town drain
eleanor at dreamvine.org.uk
Sun Sep 13 16:38:02 EDT 2009
On 13 Sep 2009, at 20:59, Mark Allums wrote:
> Roger Burton West wrote:
>> On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 11:25:51PM -0700, estairm at yahoo.com wrote:
>>> Okay, please explain.? Could you mean down train?? What am I
>> Search in the page for "town drain".
> I am aware of the Spoonerism, but I took this literally, given the
> actual context of the book. Am I really that big of a dullard?
You aren't a dullard. Quentin is not making a spoonerism, he's just
quoting Spooner. Given the Erskine/drains connection, of course he
means it literally too.
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