It was an almost Pavlovian response.*
* A term invented by the wizard Denephew Boot**, who had found that by a system of rewards and punishments he could train a dog, at the ringing of a bell, to immediately eat a strawberry meringue.
** His parents, who were uncomplicated country people, had wanted a girl. They were expecting to call her Denise.
Welcome to the site WeeKelda!WeeKelda wrote:I think mine would be the one about how Ankh-Morpork was made when some men threw animal dung off the sides of their ship and named it Ankh-Morpork.
Grrr...cant remember which book it's from. I thnk it was pyramids. I'm really not sure.
Bouncy Castle wrote:I find that with Terry's books, the asterisk is so small that I miss it and have to scan the page to find it.
TheMole wrote::D My favourite from Hogfather:
'Why d'yer think I want it opened?'
'Er... why?' said the Lecturer in Recent Runes.
'To see why they wanted it shut, of course.' *
*This exchange contains almost all you need to know about human civilization. At least, those bits of it that are now under the sea, fenced off or still smoking.
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