At 01:53 PM 1/23/2003 -0600, Ruhlen, Rachel Louise (UMC-Student) wrote: > > -----Original Message----- > > From: circadian rhyme [mailto:rone at ennui.org] > > Sent: Thursday, January 23, 2003 1:50 PM > > To: SKZB List > > Subject: Re: Favorite quote > > > > > > Ruhlen, Rachel Louise (UMC-Student) writes: > > Conversation starter: What's your favorite quote from a Brust book? > > > > I had this one in my .sig some time ago: > > > > "Boss, was he singing what I thought he was singing?" > > "A young man tells his beloved of his love for her." > > "'My little hairy testicle--'" > > "It's a cultural thing, Loiosh. You wouldn't understand." > > > > I admit that it sounds good, but if there's a reference > > there, i missed it. Is there? > >I don't know, but I'd LOVE to hear that song. Someone going to write it? >Mark? It's been written. It exists. It is real. I was quoting, not making up. Unfortunately, I don't remember what language the original is in. Not Hungarian, I believe. I think it was Bulgarian or something. I came across it, and said, "I *have* to use that!" I think it took me about four years to find the right book, but I finally did. Don't ask for the rest of the song; I don't remember.