Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Guest Hump: Ait

An ait, or an eyot as it is sometimes spelled, is a small island, especially one found in a river, but also in a lake. Ait is, in fact, derived from the Old English word for small island. As in: “On a bare ait at midcurrent, completely surrounded and only inches above that muddy roiling water, huddle the squealing pigs.” Not to be confused with: “Yo momma gave me a blowjob. Watchoo think about that. Ait!”

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:: posted by [feeld ri-kawr-der], 10:41 AM

1 Comments:

I was going to share my favorite Greg The Bunny Quote that features "Ait" but instead found these which are funnier...
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0280257/quotes
Blogger Loocite, at 10:19 AM  

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