British Culture, Was: [LPW] Tentative talk schedule

Dirk Koopman djk at
Tue Nov 15 23:19:54 GMT 2005

On Tue, 2005-11-15 at 17:26 -0500, David H. Adler wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2005 at 09:56:50PM +0000, Greg McCarroll wrote:
> > 
> > It reminds me of the time I tried to persuade a south african that it
> > was an English custom to have some men dressed up with bells on and
> > one dressed as a women, who would be given a stick with an inflated
> > pigs bladder to hit the others while they all danced around.

Custom? Hurumph, I would suggest it is no better than a pastime. 

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