On pun and fun

P. J. Alling webstertwentysix at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 19:01:37 EDT 2010


On 7/19/2010 3:08 PM, Larry Colen wrote:
> On Jul 19, 2010, at 11:10 AM, Igor Roshchin wrote:
>
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>>> 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.
>>      
> Depends.
>    

At least you didn't debrief him...

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>> :-)
>>
>> Igor
>>
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