[ilds] Country matters

Richard Pine richardpin at eircom.net
Thu Jul 5 14:58:23 PDT 2007

I dont think the BBC was functioning in the sixteenth century, but I am 
prepared to be proved wrong. RP
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bruce Redwine" <bredwine1968 at earthlink.net>
To: "Durrell list" <ilds at lists.uvic.ca>
Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2007 7:27 PM
Subject: Re: [ilds] Country matters

> Thanks, RP, but you're not the first on the English stage.
> Ham.  Lady, shall I lie in your lap?
> Oph.  No, my lord.
> Ham.  I mean, my head in your lap.
> Oph.  Ay, my lord.
> Ham.  Do you think I meant country matters?
> Oph.  I think nothing my lord.
> (Ham. III, ii, 110-16)
> Bruce
> -----Original Message-----
>>From: Richard Pine <richardpin at eircom.net>
>>Sent: Jul 5, 2007 10:23 AM
>>To: Bruce Redwine <bredwine1968 at earthlink.net>, ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>>Subject: Re: [ilds] numinous woman
>>I was interviewed by the BBC and was asked that question. I said 'Gonde is 
>>hinge, so she is the cunt on which everything hinges'. I thought I might 
>>the first to utter the 'c' word on BBC, but I was dubbed as to say 'She is
>>the cuney on which everything hinges'. RP
>>----- Original Message ----- 
>>From: "Bruce Redwine" <bredwine1968 at earthlink.net>
>>To: <ilds at lists.uvic.ca>
>>Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2007 9:39 PM
>>Subject: Re: [ilds] numinous woman
>>> Well, that's Cunegonde all right.  And that's probably the fate of us 
>>> all,
>>> which has its attractions.  By the way, anyone know the etymology of
>>> French Cunegonde?  I'm thinking of puppets, the theater of Punch and 
>>> Judy.
>>> Bruce
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