ALL LIES. Take me for example. Even though I religiously carried my Algebra for Dummies book as my bible in college, I couldn tell you today WTF a quadratic equation is much less divide a bill for dinner. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The newest money is lottery money. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He had been close to his uncle and was with him on the day that he found out about his lottery win. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Time for a wake up call by taking over lottery funding for movies? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Lottery funds should cover the first 21 million.
The folk song was probably born in Cornwall with the titles of Nightingale sweetheart, come along or in those valleys below words of Sweet Nightingale were first published in Robert Bell Ancient Poems of the Peasantry of England, 1857, with the note:”This curious ditty said to be a translation from the ancient Cornish tongue we first heard in Germany The singers were four Cornish miners, who were at that time, 1854, employed at some lead mines near the town of Zell. The leader, or captain, John Stocker, said that the song was an established favourite with the lead miners of Cornwall and Devonshire, and was always sung on the pay days and at the wakes; and that his grandfather, who died 30 years before at the age of a hundred years, used to sing the song, and say that it was very old.” Unfortunately Bell failed to get a copy either of words or music from these miners, and relied in the end on a gentleman of Plymouth who “was obliged to supply a little here or there, but only when a bad rhyme, or rather none at all, made it evident what the real rhyme was. I have read it over to a mining gentleman at Truro, and he says it is pretty near the way we sing it.”The tune most people sing was collected by Rev.
Shinbone Alley è un vicolo di New York ma anche delle Bermuda, ma metaforicamente parlando si trova in ogni town Più genericamente è una indicazione esotica per i Caraibi, il vicolo di una leggendaria covo dei pirati, luogo dove ogni occasione è buona per una scazzottata! (primo significato per bully). Oppure è il vicolo di una altrettanto generica cittadina portuale del continente piena di pubs e allegre donnine, dove se ti ubriachi finisci per svegliarti su una nave da guerra o un mercantile (secondo significato per bully). Così il nostro malcapitato innamorato di Sally invece di sposarla va per mare!.
Si presentava nelle varie sedi vestito con un completo cadente e sgualcito dall’aspetto più consono a un professore universitario che a un CEO. Non menzionava mai budget, men che meno esibiva fogli di calcolo e dati statistici. Ma la sua mente acuta osservava tutto e le sue domande e i commenti continui testavano e stimolavano chi lo ascoltava..