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Re: Ah, but here's the rub...

Posted by Psi on February 11, 2002

In Reply to: Ah, but here's the rub... posted by Word Camel on February 11, 2002

: They are really hard to understand anyway. In another life, Word Camel worked in an East End pub where she outraged the regulars by serving them bizarre mixtures of lime and stout because that's what it sounded like they were saying. (Even after they repeated it slowly) ;)

IIRC, in Paul Gallico's book Scruffy someone drank Guinness and Lime, using the term "Monkey Juice" to describe it.