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Re: "overpaid, oversexed..."

Posted by John Bull on February 20, 2003

In Reply to: Re: "Overpaid, oversexed..." posted by Gary on February 20, 2003

: : In response the the jibe to US servicemen in Europe during WWII of "Over-paid, over-sexed, and over here", there was a comeback aimed at the Brits. It was "Under-paid, under-sexed, and under Eisenhower."

: A message from old Europe... Not that I would want to cause friction, what with our glorious UK/US leaders being so in love, but the real gibe is in the part of this phrase that I left out - 'overdue'.

And in the case of the Brits you might add 'underestimated' and 'underappreciated' - especially by the French.