Posted by Ken on August 26, 1998 at 07:31:29:
In response to Henry, Henry..., written by Hil on August 25, 1998 at 23:23:17
] WINK, Friedrich von 1755-1811 German nobleman, born in Streltzau, Bavaria. As Bavarian ambassador to the court of King George III he introduced into London society his native custom of closing one eye to indicate that a witty or ironic remark was being made.
Unfortunately, Streltzau, as we all know, is in Ruritania, not Bavaria. And there appreciation of wit is always expressed with either revolver or sword (-:
- I can't help but think of all the disappointed ladies ..;) Ann2 07:27:22 8/28/98 (0)
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