[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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