“’Oi, Paddy,’ bang, bang, groan, stumble, crash, stagger, thud, plonk, silence,” echoed the hendecasyllabic-like call card of the IRA to announce another knee-capping in the alleys of old Belfast town.

 

-----Original Message-----
From:
Saeki, John
Sent:
Friday, March 18, 2005 5:12 PM
To:
Horsley, Mark; Wong, Bobo
Subject: spot the copy and paste

 

Indonesia and Thailand share the honour of having had the most hendecasyllabic Prime Ministers in the past fifty years.

 

 “Sir, is a chama-chama-chama-chameleon a real animal?” the young boy George asked his teacher as he thought hard of a hendecasyllabic word to use in hangman. 

 

-----Original Message-----
From:
Horsley, Mark
Sent:
18 March 2005 17:22
To:
Saeki, John; Wong, Bobo
Subject: RE: spot the copy and paste

 

I am not seeing the usual creativity that I have become accustomed to. Unless Bobo can step up to the mark, Mark wins this bout for Asia ELT. J  

 

-----Original Message-----
From:
Wong, Bobo
Sent:
Friday, March 18, 2005 5:34 PM
To:
Horsley, Mark; Saeki, John
Subject: RE: spot the copy and paste

 

What is all this pro-hendecasyllabicalicism going down the aisle about?

J

 

 

-----Original Message-----
From:
Horsley, Mark
Sent:
18 March 2005 18:27
To:
Wong, Bobo; Saeki, John
Subject: RE: spot the copy and paste

 

Let’s just say that was a “pass”. The competition starts from Monday.