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____/ unionpenny@xxxxxxxxx on Sunday 15 February 2009 18:56 : \____
> On Feb 15, 6:37 am, Chris Ahlstrom <ahlstr...@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> After takin' a swig o' grog, Tim Smith belched out
>> this bit o' wisdom:
>> > Usually there is at least some remote connection between Roy's headline
>> > and his story. Not this time...anyone have a guess what Roy is going on
>> > about this time?
>> I don't. Rodeos are a bit cruel, but they're not slaughterhouses.
>> In fact, they can be pretty cruel to the humans who make mistakes while in
>> the ring.
>> Anyway, I grew up surrounded by northern Illinois cowpokes; my mother hung
>> out at tack shops and horse shows in the Illinois countryside. I never saw
>> anything that repelled me.
> I have seen many instances of couples from different countries and
> cultures. Picking the wrong word happens frequently. My wife once
> asked me to go down the the parking lot and fetch the cell phone
> charger from the car's pocket. I looked in every pocket the car had
> and came up empty. My brother-in-law went with me for a second look,
> and only by blind luck we found it. A "pocket" in Europe is a "glove
> compartment" in the USA.
> I am not surprised Roy picked the wrong word for an event he may
> barely have heard of. For a usenet post, BFD. On the other hand, if
> he is practising to be a professional writer, he should try harder.
I know it well, but I was exaggerating. Now, bull 'fighting'... that's another
~~ Best of wishes
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