Mastering Python (OT)
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Mon Apr 2 16:23:53 CEST 2007
Steve Holden wrote:
> Speaking of which, here's a limerick To read it you need to know not
> only that Hampshire is colloquially know as Hants, but also that
> Salisbury's ancient Roman name is Sarum.
> There once was a young man of Salisbury
> Whose manners were most halisbury-scalisbury
> He visited Hampshire
> Without any pampshire
> Till somebody told him to walisbury.
Not to mention the meaning (or at least existence)
of the phrase harum-scarum and the pronounciation
of Sarum and the possible wordplay inherent in...
... oh well, you know what I mean!
I had a laugh, anyway. Thanks, Steve.
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