[thechat] Pet Hate

Joshua Olson joshua at waetech.com
Tue May 24 10:20:09 CDT 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ian Anderson
> Sent: Tuesday, May 24, 2005 6:09 AM
> Hi from rainy England,
> I was reflecting this morning about a pet hate of mine, which is this:
> Someone calls to visit. You naturally offer them a cup of tea. The 
> danger is that instead of a straight Yes or No, they may say:
> "If you're having one..."

Strikes me as funny...

In the US, the word Heinie has two meanings... 1. Beer (Heineken) or 2.
Buttocks.  It's not uncommon to offer your buddy a Heinie when they show up
at the door.  Let's hope they only reply "If you're having one..." only if
they understand the context.  :-)


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