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Re: I have'nt come up the thames on a banana boat

Posted by Brian from Shawnee on October 10, 2006

In Reply to: Re: I have'nt come up the thames on a banana boat posted by Smokey Stover on October 10, 2006

: : : : "I have'nt come up the thames on a banana boat you know" What does this mean?

: : : Similar, I'm guessing to: I didn't just come to town on a pumpkin (turnip) wagon. I'm not just a farmboy who is new to the big city.

: :
: : And the same as 'I didn't just float up the Liffey on a lily pad'.

: : DFG

: I didn't just fall off the turnip truck.
: SS

"I was born at night, but I wasn't born last night." Best said with a Southern U.S. accent.