Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/28

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Subject: Re: [Leica] crimping WAS: SNAPS & England & the LHS: NOW "snaps use"
From: Johnny Deadman <>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2001 15:52:07 -0500

on 3/28/01 3:25 PM, Mark Rabiner at wrote:

> I think it's great to be clear as long as it does not get pretentious.
> I'd rather people be vague than pretentious.
> To me it's like too much information on what goes on in the bathroom.
> A euphemism will do.

The average British sailor could never be described as being pretentious. I
still shudder when I remember their slang for taking a dump... 'go and crimp
one off'.

- -- 
Johnny Deadman

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