Comments on: In a jam with the royal ma’am? http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/2011/04/27/in-a-jam-with-the-royal-maam/ News, but not the serious kind Fri, 16 Dec 2011 14:56:44 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: ladylala http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/2011/04/27/in-a-jam-with-the-royal-maam/comment-page-1/#comment-410305 Fri, 29 Apr 2011 15:33:29 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/?p=61606#comment-410305 OK, Spin, just to stay in practice:

Chuckie’s happy now
Mumsie so enjoys his jokes
And he feels a breeze

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By: Malteser http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/2011/04/27/in-a-jam-with-the-royal-maam/comment-page-1/#comment-410273 Fri, 29 Apr 2011 07:51:52 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/?p=61606#comment-410273 Where’s Shra when you need her? I see two cases of zapping in this blog’s comments… glottal stops? saguaros?? Come on!!! Why do I have to read eduKational stuff over here.

BG, good call on the soiree comment lol!

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By: rcbasler http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/2011/04/27/in-a-jam-with-the-royal-maam/comment-page-1/#comment-410246 Thu, 28 Apr 2011 19:16:23 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/?p=61606#comment-410246 That’s a good suggestion, Spin.
Besides, Kate and William are in love, and love means never having to say you’re soiree….

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By: Shra http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/2011/04/27/in-a-jam-with-the-royal-maam/comment-page-1/#comment-410198 Thu, 28 Apr 2011 09:06:06 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/?p=61606#comment-410198 I will go with Lady’e e) option… simply coz i can actually visualise Charlie doing that and landing right on the step of the icecream truck..

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By: Moonshine http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/2011/04/27/in-a-jam-with-the-royal-maam/comment-page-1/#comment-410192 Thu, 28 Apr 2011 01:11:31 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/?p=61606#comment-410192 or,
Where’s DNA testing when you really need it?

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By: AllThatJazz http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/2011/04/27/in-a-jam-with-the-royal-maam/comment-page-1/#comment-410183 Wed, 27 Apr 2011 21:35:19 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/?p=61606#comment-410183 @jc, I’ll go with e) her support hose isn’t.

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By: rcbasler http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/2011/04/27/in-a-jam-with-the-royal-maam/comment-page-1/#comment-410182 Wed, 27 Apr 2011 21:15:03 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/?p=61606#comment-410182 That’s cheating, JC. That’s not a haiku if you pronounce soiree the right way.

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By: ladylala http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/2011/04/27/in-a-jam-with-the-royal-maam/comment-page-1/#comment-410173 Wed, 27 Apr 2011 19:56:31 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/?p=61606#comment-410173 @jclimacus: Good quiz! May I add a fifth option?

e) Chuckie just said, “Look, mumsie, I’ve got one leg on the railing. Now watch me slide down!”

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By: AllThatJazz http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/2011/04/27/in-a-jam-with-the-royal-maam/comment-page-1/#comment-410153 Wed, 27 Apr 2011 16:22:12 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/?p=61606#comment-410153 Chuckie’s happy ’cause he gets to wear a skirt in public.
HRH is looking rather grim. Maybe because she got stuck sitting next to the dude in a skirt…

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By: REDruin http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/2011/04/27/in-a-jam-with-the-royal-maam/comment-page-1/#comment-410151 Wed, 27 Apr 2011 16:10:41 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/?p=61606#comment-410151 the ‘ represents a glottal stop in some cultures, or even a clicking sound. Some Africans would interpret Ma’am as Ma Am, two syllables.

ISn’t English a wonderful language? even our punctuation messes things up!

==RED

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