Catrin ferch Maelgwn
ladycatrin at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 09:13:33 PDT 2009
No, really--the theme for this year's Eisteddfod is "worms and rotting
chicken livers." On your mark, gentlemen.
On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 11:05 AM, John Hirling <jhirling at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yep. My bad. I read it misspelled.
> "Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass . . .
> it's about learning how to dance in the rain!"
> Unknown (but I wish it had been me)
> On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 10:05 AM, Jay Rudin <rudin at peoplepc.com> wrote:
> > Ihon responded to somebody (Lucas?):
> > >> I will wait with bated breath. :)
> > >Ah . . . the scent of worms and rotting chicken livers
> > No, he actually spelled it correctly, which most people don't. (Good for
> > him!) "Baited breath" is the scent of worms and rotting chicken livers,
> > is incorrect. "Bated breath" is holding your breath, and is the correct
> > idiom.
> > Robin of Gilwell / Jay Rudin
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