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Monday, October 08, 2007

Indian summer one more time

Indian summer
he tells me I should call it
Native American summer

8 Comments:

Blogger floots said...

nice wry comment bill
thank you
(perhaps it should be "person of no specific gender" tells me....) :)

10:43 AM  
Blogger polona said...

damn that political correctness!
nice senryu

12:28 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

But I gotta watch that syllable count, floots ; )

Keep smiling, polona.

Thanks, both.

7:42 PM  
Blogger Tikkis said...

This Indian summer has two meanings, I read, but mostly used that 'warmer' version of it. (This is to certify that I am reading my big Webster...) As always, I also read this word 'Indian' alone as Navajo, (code talkers!) or Apache...

Geronimo? No?

But again, it is over there, a kigo-word! (2 x summer) So it's a haiku!

That's enough!

Ps. Seen today some snow!

12:30 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

You've been doing your homework, tikkis.

7:28 PM  
Blogger J. Andrew Lockhart said...

:) I wrote once about indian summer and caused confusion with our friends in India!

10:02 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

That minefield we call language, andrew.

8:40 AM  
Blogger indonesianegriku said...

thank's for sharing info,..!
Kerja Keras Adalah Energi Kita
INDONESIA BUMIKU

6:37 AM  

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