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Re: I didn't think it worked
David Ashton   10/16/2014 6:58:38 PM
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@antedeluvian....stop it, you're making me homesick :-)

BTW, have you ever seen a Monkey-gland steak outside of Southern Africa?

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Re: I didn't think it worked
antedeluvian   10/16/2014 6:46:33 PM
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David

Well If I am back in Zimbabwe or South Africa, I mean a traffic light.

After my trip back home today, I was reminded of another Southern African phrase: a Monkey's Wedding. This expression describes the condition of simultaneous sunshine and rain. My Argentinean friend told me that the equivalent expression in Spanish is a "Monk's Wedding". If true, that is a remarkable coincidence.

In addition to the primate festivitiy there were dual rainbows. I have never seen that.

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Re: I didn't think it worked
Max The Magnificent   10/16/2014 5:20:47 PM
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@mhrackin: "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder," NOT the beheld! Also nor the behind.

My wife says my behind is one of my best features...

Hang on! I always took that as a complement, but now I come to think about it... LOL

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Re: I didn't think it worked
mhrackin   10/16/2014 5:10:24 PM
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@david: My guess is those are special pants to wear while browsing (the web?).

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Re: I didn't think it worked
mhrackin   10/16/2014 5:07:53 PM
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@max: re "admiring stares": I believe the saying is "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder," NOT the beheld! Also nor the behind.

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Re: I didn't think it worked
Max The Magnificent   10/16/2014 4:06:04 PM
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@David: YOU'LL be the one getting the funny looks.....

I prefer to think of them as "Admiring Stares"

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Re: I didn't think it worked
David Ashton   10/16/2014 3:58:18 PM
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@Max if you're wearing "trowsers" YOU'LL be the one getting the funny looks.....

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Re: I didn't think it worked
Max The Magnificent   10/16/2014 3:55:56 PM
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@David: ...no, those are the funnier looks....

In that case I shall be sure to don my "laughing trowsers" when we meet next year at ESC Silicon Valley

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Re: I didn't think it worked
David Ashton   10/16/2014 3:49:54 PM
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@Max, no, those are the funnier looks....

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Max The Magnificent   10/16/2014 11:46:35 AM
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@r3son8trbluz: "In addition to being great to play with oneself" [...] sometimes it isn't.

Don't leave us hanging -- please provide examples :-)

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