(urth) lots of stuff
jerry_friedman at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 13 13:51:39 PDT 2010
From: "hammstu at sbcglobal.net" <hammstu at sbcglobal.net>
>No one's gonna post the punch line???
The punch line of the preposition joke? Something like "Okay, where are you
I first heard this thirty years ago with Harvard instead of New York City, a
"hick" or "redneck" instead of a Texan (I think), and "Whatchoo lookin' at?" as
the question. I like that better, since no one in his or her right mind would
"correct" the grammar of "Where are you from?" and pedantry is a better
stereotype for Harvard than for New York.
Of course, it would be off-topic to mention that New Mexico has fought off three
invasions from Texas, especially since we're now happy to allow Texans in as
long as they pay.
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