Tuesday, April 20, 2010
A Heinous Anti-Christian Offence
"Punnest thou?" said the friar. "A heinous anti-Christian offence. Why anti-Christian? Because anti-Catholic. Why anti-Catholic? Because anti-Roman. Why anti-Roman? Because Carthaginian. Is not pun from Punic? punica fides: the very quint-essential quiddity of bad faith: double-visaged: double-tongued. He that will make a pun will----I say no more. Fie on it."