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Rick Jelliffe scripsit:
> "It was the way you told it!"
Alternative punchline 1: it's another prisoner, not the newbie,
who gets the silence. The newbie asks why: the reply is
"Jackson should know he can't handle Swedish dialect!"
Alternative punchline 2: the newbie calls out "15!" and everyone
laughs especially hard. "We've never heard that one before!"
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all. There
are no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed the language
that they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful.