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Thread #165555 Message #3972445
Posted By: Jos
20-Jan-19 - 02:09 PM
Thread Name: BS: 12 and a spare, how many can you name?
Subject: RE: BS: 12 and a spare, how many can you name?
And what about Uncle Tom Cobbley's companions? I remembered them fairly easily, but I never did know the names of the Magnificent Seven.
Thompson's "a wart in Heaven" reminds me of something I always find annoying - people pronouncing Saint John's wort as if it is "Saint John's wart". I always imagine Saint John with a big wart on his nose.
For the pronunciation of "wort", think of worm, and worth, and word, and work, an worse ...