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Posted By: bobad
10-Feb-12 - 01:14 PM
Thread Name: BS: Ashcan Alley Comic Strip
Subject: RE: BS: Ashcan Alley Comic Strip
Often "Caline", stretched out as shown by John, is used in a way to make it sound like an innocuous substitute for "Calice" without the "de binnes" added on to it. Adding "de binnes" turns it into a word play on "Calice" and "colline de binnes".