Re: [NTLK] The "Greengrocers' Apostrophe" [OT]

From: Lord Groundhog <>
Date: Tue Sep 04 2007 - 08:40:26 EDT

~~~ On 2007/09/04 04:47, Scott Rogers at wrote ~~~

> Heh. When I was in Germany in June, someone sang out "You ain't
> nothin' but a hound dog..." and one of the Germans asked me what a
> "hound dog" was.
> I said "'s a hund hund."

So, you with the German who isn't a fan of Elvis? :) I thought Presley did
a German language version of the song, but I must have gotten that wrong.

"Hound dog" is a great expression, isn't it? The Department of Redundancy
Department couldn't have done better!

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