The Evolution of the Brain

Gabe Morris gabbler123 at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 21 15:12:32 EST 2002


lets all make love not war... i call shotgun on ed

"R. E. Hicks" <livingin at lantageorgia.com> wrote in message
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> "Kevin S. Wilson" <rescyou at spro.net> wrote in message
> news:r0b7muo2k4ssb0mlseei6ccab7t4f41k3t at 4ax.com...
> > On Wed, 21 Aug 2002 12:18:17 +0000 (UTC), "Matt F"
> > <thefabulousmrf at hotmail.com>, wrote:
> >
> > <something I've moved to the bottom where it belongs because I don't
> > want Matt to get in trouble with his ISP for top-posting in
> > contravention of UN regulations>
> > >
> > >"Kevin S. Wilson" <rescyou at spro.net> wrote in message
> > >news:4585mu881859dnnl753mj4p6jimge7peir at 4ax.com...
> > >> On Tue, 20 Aug 2002 19:45:51 +0000 (UTC), "Gabe Morris"
> > >> <gabbler123 at yahoo.com>, wrote:
> > >>
> > >> >what the fuck has this all to do with the stone roses??
> > >> >
> > >>
> > >> My guess is that the original poster is a supporter of the U.S.
> > >> politician Lyndon LaRouche and is attempting to further LaRouche's
> > >> efforts to bring to light Queen Elizabeth's links to international
> > >> drug dealing. Specifically, it appears to be an attempt to educate
> > >> Stone Rose's fans about the rather sordid dealings the Queen is
> > >> alleged to have been engaged in. After all, the Stone Roses' dislike
> > >> for the Queen isn't exactly a secret, what with John Squire singing
> > >> about putting "a blanket over the Queen Mother's head" ("Elizabeth My
> > >> Dear" Second Coming, 1994).
> > >>
> > >> That's my theory. What do you think?
> >
> > >I think your theory is the cats arse....
> >
> > Well, there's an idiomatic expression that didn't travel well across
> > the Pacific! :) From your misspelling of "ass," I'm assuming that
> > you're Austrian, so I guess I'll have to cut you some slack.
> > Nonetheless, the expression you're thinking of is "cat's pyjamas," as
> > in "I think your theory is the cat's pyjamas."
>
>
> Austrian?! Are you saying that his alleged misspelling is to do with being
a
> native speaker of German, and also because of some subtle difference
between
> the Germans and the Austrians? Or did you mean Australian? Since you
> mentioned the Pacific in your criticism, I conclude that you did mean
> "Australian". I think you need a map. Or to go back and study your Latin.
>
> In either case, you're wrong. Not only did he mean "arse", but he spelled
it
> correctly.
>
>
> > To which I can only reply, "Thank you." I think there's something to
> > the theory, but maybe other true Stone Rose's fans can help fill in
> > the blanks. I've only been listening to them for a few years now.
>
>
> Which you demonstrate admirably by
>
> a) failing to pluralise correctly
>
> b) misplacing the apostrophe
>
> Either you can't write, or, more likely, having made the same mistake
twice
> now, you just don't know what you're talking about.
>
> I grant you that listening doesn't teach you as well as reading, but
> still....
>
> Ed
>
>





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