Damien Broderick wrote:
> At 03:17 AM 14/09/99 EDT, Spudboy wrote:
> >A chapeau is a 19th
> >century french tern for a hat
> I used to wear a 19th century French tern as a hat, but it started to smell
> and molt. I wasn't finally cured until I read Oliver Ducks' wonderful book
> THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS TERN FOR A CHAPEAU.
Is the French Tern related to the Arctic Tern, only with effete
coloration and an odd lilt in its call....???
I understand the problem of the smell... those french never use