Mudcat Café message #4027639 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #167135   Message #4027639
Posted By: Mrrzy
11-Jan-20 - 07:55 AM
Thread Name: Folk shrubbery
Subject: RE: Folk shrubbery
There is a mulberry tree in Jennifer Gentle. I heard that a Jew fell over it.

We Mrricans find the British usage of shrubbery as a count noun (bring me a shrubbery!) rather than a mass noun (bring me some shrubbery!) already hysterical.