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Chris -- 2011-03-08
I heard this on the radio the other day and thought it might be of some interest. It is some time ago that the planet Uranus became Urine-us rather than yr-Anus and I suspect that something similar might be at work here. I’m sure we’ve come across such intra-Lehmans, for example Miriam taking over the family business in the 80s, but can find nowhere more suitable to park this…
Yesterday was Janice-faced, deceptively like spring, it lifted my spirits from the winter guck.
The way I translate it is, that the pain is janice faced: on the one hand it is your warning signal of overdoing it, but on the other hand, it is your …
Laughter and a beautiful smile always has been her clever way of being janice faced.
“The final phase of compiling the dictionary didn’t faze Miriam Webster a bit even though it was the most complex and difficult one.”