måndag 24 januari 2011

Bra sagt


"If you are a dog and your owner suggests that you
wear a sweater... suggest that he wear a tail."
....................................... Fran Lebowitz

4 kommentarer:

  1. Är inte tail också frack?

  2. Olgakatt,
    Jag kunde ett antal betydelser för ordet (substantivet) tail, men när jag slog upp det fick jag lära mig fler betydeser:

    1. The posterior part of an animal, especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body.
    2. The bottom, rear, or hindmost part: the tail of a shirt.
    3. The rear end of a wagon or other vehicle.
    a. The rear portion of the fuselage of an aircraft.
    b. An assembly of stabilizing planes and control surfaces in this rear portion.
    5. The vaned rear portion of a bomb or missile.
    6. An appendage to the rear or bottom of a thing: the tail of a kite.
    7. The long luminous stream of gas and dust forced from the head of a comet when it is close to the sun.
    8. A braid of hair; a pigtail.
    9. Something that follows or takes the last place: the tail of a journey.
    10. A train of followers; a retinue.
    11. The end of a line of persons or things.
    12. The short closing line of certain stanzas of verse.
    13. The refuse or dross remaining from processes such as distilling or milling.
    14. Printing The bottom of a page; the bottom margin.
    15. (used with a sing. verb) The side of a coin not having the principal design and the date. Often used in the plural with a singular verb.
    16. Informal The trail of a person or an animal in flight.
    17. Informal A person assigned or employed to follow and report on someone else's movements and actions: The police put a tail on the suspected drug dealer.
    18. tails
    a. A formal evening costume typically worn by men.
    b. A tailcoat.
    a. Slang The buttocks.
    b. Vulgar Slang A sexual partner, especially a woman.


  3. Jag gillar tanken på lång och yvig svans på en husse/matte som tvingar vuffsen slips och tröja. För den tanken gillar jag inte alls. Det är inte ens roligt.

    Så, jag skäller lite med. :)

  4. Ailas,
    Att sätta ett täcke på sin hund eller häst för att de inte klarar kylan, är en sak, men att spöka ut dem tycker jag är förolämpande.