Sunday, March 14, 2010


Q: Nabokov?

"...Fair Tigress of the Tennis Court
So short in sleeve and strong in shorts,
Little, alas, to you I mean,
For I am bald and old and green..."

A: Uhh..No.. its the gent from the country
a country boy, in fact.

John Betjeman from

John Betjeman's collected poems
Awarded the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize

Otherwise translated as

"She's some nice lookin..."
Q: "Right?"

"I mean, I wouldn't kick her outtta bed fer eating crackers."
Q: "Right?"


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