By Ross Petras, Kathryn Petras
A connoisseur's compendium of Freudian slips, spoonerisms, double-talk, and utter bosh from famous and notorious figures prior and current -- a complete path in anti-eloquence via the foot-in-mouth champions of all time.
Note: a prior version of this ebook used to be released in 1993 through Doubleday. it really is the following reprinted through association with Doubleday.
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That would be a wonder worth seeing! " he asked. "Oh, I don't live anywhere in particular," she said with a wave of her hand. " She smiled at him again, an intoxicating smile. He smiled back without knowing why. " he asked. "Don't have any," she said. " "Oh, I'm sorry," he replied. She turned up an empty palm in a shrug. They sat silently for a minute, each contemplating the sunlight on the grassy hillside and the road below. The place that Kelder had found so dismal the night before somehow seemed to be sparkling with beauties and possibilities now that Irith had appeared.
He said, startled. " she asked, looking about. "Your wings," he said, feeling very foolish. " The thought occurred to him that maybe she had never really had wings at all, maybe they'd been an illusion of some kind—but hadn't she said she had wings? " she said with a giggle. "Didn't I tell you that? It's part of the spell. I don't have wings all the time, only when I want to. " "But . " Kelder began, then stopped. He really didn't know how to express his puzzlement, especially not in Trader's Tongue.
Three had designs involving feathers, and one gleamed like mother-of-pearl. He was determined to get a better look at them sometime. There was no hurry, though. After they had been walking for a while, Kelder's attention turned to the journey itself. They were meeting far fewer travelers now; traffic east of Yondra Keep was apparently less than traffic farther west. Also, the distance from the Keep to the Angarossan border was roughly three times as far as to the Keep from the Amramionic border, which seemed odd to him.