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Re: Fripp and Frith
At 8:18 PM +0000 2/11/05, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Scotland "Fripp and Frith at the Forth of Firth"
Actually it's the Firth of Forth.
Apropros of looping: like all bridges the Forth Bridge, which crosses
the Firth of Forth at Edinburgh, is in constant need of painting.
Hence the expression "a Forth Bridge job," which is one that never
Then there's the joke about the ship entering the Firth for the first
time. The pilot, radioing in for instructions, was told to put in
just past the Forth Bridge. Picture him passing each bridge in turn:
"one, two, three..." Crunch.
Richard Zvonar, PhD