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Re: small web update with texi2html patch

From: Valentin Villenave
Subject: Re: small web update with texi2html patch
Date: Sat, 1 Aug 2009 13:10:35 +0200

2009/7/30 Graham Percival <address@hidden>:
> [1] since this probably doesn't translate, in North America (dunno
> about the UK) girls around age 6-10 will say "pretty please with
> sugar on top" (i.e. similar to a cake, pastry, or some other sweet
> dessert) as an especially cutesy way of asking for a favor.  Due
> to a rarely-enforced act of parliament in 1869, though, this
> phrase can only be uttered by people with twin braids.  There was
> a famous court case in 1977 when a child actress used this phrase
> in a TV reshowing of Anne of Green Gables, wearing only a single
> braid.

I am afraid you overlooked the still-applied 1922 amendment, that
explicitely allowed single-braided girls under 12 to use this locution
in conjunction with any phrase that includes all of the following
words: "daddy", "buy", "pony".


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