Monday, December 17, 2007

Supping with your humble Devil

Thanks to Croydonian for this variation on the old quote.
"Therfore bihoueth hire a ful long spoon that shal ete with a feend"

One of the more readily understandable quotes from Chaucer, and apparently the first use in English of the devil sup spoon quote.

I can think of a couple of traitors who would need a very, very long spoon indeed. And immunity to a huge cocktail of deeply painful and deadly poisons...

1 comment:

Surreptitious Evil said...

Have you had a gawk at this remarkable likeness? I must admit, it took me rather by surprise. It would explain something about Hilton (A not P).

Oh yeah? So what has happened for the last ten years, exactly?

Over at the ASI, they are posting some of the winning entries of the Young Writers on Liberty. One does not want to put such keen minds off,...