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Thread #26412   Message #319803
Posted By: GUEST,Roger the skiffler
16-Oct-00 - 10:46 AM
Thread Name: Limericks, anyone? Part 2 [6]
Subject: RE: BS: Limericks, anyone? Part 2
Re:"Sponned". Yes, a line from the UK wireless (radio to you )comedy the Goon Show of the 1950s. I guess Micca and I are of an age! It is a nonsense word but usually meant being beaten over the head with an impressive sound effect.
RtS (sorry, I was out most of Friday or I'd have replied sooner)