[LMB] Milkweed and mutations

Pat Mathews mathews55 at msn.com
Sun Oct 13 21:52:14 BST 2019


I think it's British  slang, not used in the States. But think "willie."
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> On Oct 12, 2019, at 8:20 PM, A. Marina Fournier <saffronrose at me.com> wrote:
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> A restauranteur couple we knew named their first/only child ‘John Thomas’, and I kept my mouth firmly shut. Thomas was the father’s name, no idea about the John.

It’s a good honest name, what could go wrong?! For example, Lummox had a hobby of raising John Thomases, for generations.
Lummox was a member of a very advanced race, so what could be wrong about that?



—
A unix salesperson, Lenore
Loved her job, but loved the beach more.
She devised such a way
to combine work and play:
She sells C-shells by the seashore.





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