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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.

5 comments:

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...

jinksy
Difficult to know, no?

Elisabeth
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.

Glenn
Like it!