[Sca-cooks] *Sigh* That tomato thing - again

Laura C. Minnick lcm at jeffnet.org
Mon Oct 2 06:32:59 PDT 2006

At 06:13 AM 10/2/2006, you wrote:
>  Forlorn hope those people who were first into an enemy fortress after the
>breach in the wall is made.( spelling could be wrong but its early and I
>have not had enough coffee)

Sounds a bit like a 'Breton's hope', which is a metaphor for the 
impossible, an unrealistic hope, etc; based on the alleged belief of the 
Bretons that Arthur would return at any minute (generally thought at their 
moment of greatest need). 'Tain't likely.

"It is our choices Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our 
abilities."  -Albus Dumbledore

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