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

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius.magister at verizon.net
Mon Oct 2 06:55:46 PDT 2006

On Oct 2, 2006, at 9:32 AM, Laura C. Minnick wrote:

> 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.

Just wait. You Normans just haven't gotten _quite_ obnoxious enough.  

BTW, Happy Hastings Anniversary, over the weekend!


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