On 2013-10-30 21:32:31 +0100, Mike L <***@yahoo.co.uk> said:
> On Wed, 30 Oct 2013 16:19:12 +0000, Adam Funk <***@ducksburg.com>
>> On 2013-10-30, Peter Duncanson [BrE] wrote:
>>> Spoilsport. ;-)
>>> How could we then get any fun from the spelling The Large Hardon
>>> Collider at CERN?
>> I was born in the physics department
>> My father wore a lab coat with flair
>> My mother was a geek freak you could call on
>> And when you called her she'd always be there
>> When you called her she'd always be there
>> So don't go home with your hadron
>> It will only drive you insane...
>> (Apologies to Leonard Cohen)
> The moment's probably passed by now, but the proposal would have
> deprived British children learning French of a little snigger about
> the talented Miss Fanny Ardent.
It serves them (the French, I mean) right for sniggering about the
signs that say "Caution: Soft verge ahead' on British motorways.
But I agree that Miss Ardent is very talented. She ran rings around
Miss Deneuve under the table in Huit Femmes.