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You Only Thought That Was the Last Word

Posted by Douglas Langmead on May 05, 2001

In Reply to: You Only Thought That Was the Last Word posted by R. Berg on April 18, 2001

: : To those who responded, thanks for the information. At our squash league presentation night, the best theory was that at the victory feast, the winners went to the stewpot first, and by the time the losers got their turn, all that was left was the wooden spoon. Not a bad alternative, but who's to argue with Cambridge ?

: Usually Oxford is.

: Always putting their oar in: a case of setting a wooden spoon to catch a crab.