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Thread #17293 Message #1048091
Posted By: Joe Offer
04-Nov-03 - 07:38 PM
Thread Name: Origins: They Don't Write 'Em Like That Anymore
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: They don't write em like That anymore
DT CORRECTION??? - I'd guess the phrase is "drunk as a newt, right? I don't know what a "neut" is unless it's some kind of eunuch, and I can't picture a drunken newt. All the newts I've known have been quite sober.
Of course, if I were suddenly to become a eunuch, I might think that a darn good reason to get drunk...