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RE: [MedievalSawdust] Viking planes

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  • James Winkler
    just read the below to my lady. at the moment she d laughing too hard to be comprehensible. Hummm. oxygen may be required before this is over. Chas. (who has
    Message 1 of 21 , Jun 25, 2009

      … just read the below to my lady…  at the moment she’d laughing too hard to be comprehensible… 

      Hummm… oxygen may be required before this is over…


      Chas. (who has this weird pain in his side…)




      But I was thinking of "St Benedict and the Jet Planes," an ancient folk song about monks and their Taiwanese knockoff tools, later confusingly rewritten by Elton John.  A few of the cryptic lines indicate the earlier version, such as "She's-a really keen" which is obviously a reference to the sharp edges maintained by the discipline of the (Italian) Monks.


      Conal O'hAirt Jim Hart wrote:

      Paul McCartney was a Benedictine monk....?
      Huh. You learn something new every day.


      Baron Conal O'hAirt / Jim Hart

      Aude Aliquid Dignum
      ' Dare Something Worthy '



      From: AlbionWood <albionwood@...>
      To: medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Tuesday, June 23, 2009 9:20:54 PM
      Subject: Re: [MedievalSawdust] Viking planes

      No, of course the Vikings did not have Jets - they are in different

      It was the Benedictines who had jets. There was even a song about it.


      Caley Woulfe wrote:
      > Vikings had planes??? I think you've been quaffing your latest batch of
      > mead. Next thing you'll be saying they had jets, too! YEESH......
      > Caley


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