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Postby M. Henri Day » Sat Aug 20, 2005 5:16 am

I can't resist bringing the tidbit below, which I took from the latest issue of Michael Quinion's World Wide Words email newsletter, to the attention of my fellow Agorists :

... Michael McKernan found many Google hits for this splendid example: "lack toast and tolerant". As in "My sister can't eat cheese or ice cream because she's lack toast and tolerant."


Enzymes are not to be played with !...

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Postby KatyBr » Sat Aug 20, 2005 9:49 am

LOL Henri! Wonderful Mondegreen, How easily her problem can be cured, Just needs more toast!

Prior to yours my favorite was Intensive purposes, as in "He is a child for all intensive purposes, Due to the injury,...."

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Postby M. Henri Day » Sat Aug 20, 2005 3:19 pm

I don't know, Katy - toast as a trade-off for ice cream doesn't sound like a winner to me....

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Postby KatyBr » Sat Aug 20, 2005 3:21 pm

Oh,Henri, just eat toast With your ice cream......

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Postby M. Henri Day » Sat Aug 20, 2005 4:00 pm

Have to try that - whole wheat or rye ?...

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Postby KatyBr » Sat Aug 20, 2005 5:58 pm

Well at least you 'd be tolerant, I'd say Wheat. ;)

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Postby M. Henri Day » Sun Aug 21, 2005 4:30 am

Under the familiar category of how to ruin a good story : with respect to the original medical difficulty as cited above, a lactose intolerance shouldn't cause any problems for someone wishing to eat (most kinds of) cheese. On the other hand, if the person in question had an intolerance for certain milk proteins....

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Postby Stargzer » Mon Aug 22, 2005 12:40 am

M. Henri Day wrote:Have to try that - whole wheat or rye ?...

Henri


I'd go with a fresh pumpernickel, myself . . .

. . . and I did have some really good jalapeño ice cream once, but for some reason Moxley's doesn't seem to carry it anymore. :(
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