Date: Sat, 3 Feb 1996 18:19:12 -0500 From: "Joan C. Cook" Subject: Re: Roll over, sparrow grass... Larry quotes: > "Meanwhile, Richard Parker Bowles, brother of Camilla's ex-husband, > Andrew, said that from the beginning Camilla approved of Charles' > marrying Diana while she remained his power mower." > Richmond Times-Dispatch, quoted in > New Yorker, 1.22/95, p. 83 > Let me be your power mower/ > Till your push mower comes home? Is there a problem here? You're not suggesting she should've remained his paramour? In Baltimore, where I grew up, hon, you cut the lawn with a paramour. Except for a few old guys who'd cut the lawn with a pushmour when they weren't sitting on the porch in their undershirts drinking National beer ... ;-) --Joan *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-* Joan C. Cook Imagination is Department of Linguistics more important Georgetown University than knowledge. Washington, D.C., USA cookj[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] --Albert Einstein *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*