"Starkle, starkle, little twink,/Who the hell you are, I think/I'm not under the affluence of incohol
, /Like some tinkle peep I are." 7 Of which post-war US presidents were these their First Lady's first names?
We don't need to go into detail, but Keith was there to prevent me edificeering whilst under the affluence of incohol
. Climbing buildings was OK sober, but he quite rightly talked me off ledges when I had had a pint or three.
The witty exchanges which initially draw him and his future wife to each other are so banal as to be sad: she says, "The only flower I care about is the cauliflower" (11), encouraged and abetted by which he says, "I see that you are anxious to get me under the influence of incohol
Afterwards my pal Sally was under the affluence of incohol
and stumbled up to Clive to ask if she could borrow a tenner to buy her pal a drink - surprisingly, he gave her cash and then she kept the change!
I OVERHEARD one woman telling another: "My husband came back last night under the affluence of incohol
1 Rewrite soberly this 1950s anonymous/inebriated version of a well-known C19th poem: Starkle, starkle little, twink,/Who the hell you are, I think./ I'm not under the affluence of incohol
,/ Like some tinkle peep I are.