Thursday, March 24, 2005

I love google

"Spoiling the dignity and repose of the tea party" has been a familiar expression in my family for counter-cultural behaviour for as long as I can remember.

And now I know where it comes from.



Gil said...

Shouldn't it be "disturb[ing]"?

emma said...

Well, yes, but my family metamorphosed it into "spoil[ing]". I was still delighted to discover its origin :)