On pun and fun

Igor Roshchin str at komkon.org
Mon Jul 19 14:10:53 EDT 2010


> Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010 11:17:58 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Igor Roshchin 
>
> Mon Jul 19 04:47:47 CDT 2010 Larry Colen wrote:
>
> > > When you get your thistle collection (it is simpler for unsuspecting
> > > audeince):
> > > semper ubi sub ubi
> > 
> > Was that an attempt at a brief joke?
>
> It was an old translation joke (not mine).
>
> See e.g. here:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Latin_phrases:_S
> Translation:
> "always where under where"
>

Oops, I was still slowly waking up when I failed to see Larry's pun.
And Larry was very polite not to point it out publicly. :-)
I guess it's what you describe as
He briefed me in private.
:-)

Igor





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