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Saturday, 7 August 2010

Haiku #226

Thanks to Ramadan
Sales of Vimto fruit squash rise -
a fasting tonic

This made me smile

From: I Never Knew There Was A Word For It
a nakhur is a camel that will not give milk until her nostrils are tickled.
a blatteroon is a person who talks too incessantly.


jinksy said...

Nakhur? I wonder if baby camels are born knowing this? LOL!

Elisabeth said...

I hope I'm not a blatteroon. My mother sometimes is. Does it run in families?

Pamela Terry and Edward said...

What fabulous words!!
I'm writing them down to liberally pepper my next conversation!

Glenn Ingersoll said...

But a person who talks somewhat incessantly is a blateron.

Dave King said...

Difficult to know, no?

I'm sure you're not and I'm sure it doesn't.

Pamela Terry and Edward
The book is full of them, it seems.

Like it!