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Old 05-03-2012, 10:15 AM
ralph124c ralph124c is offline
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Deciphering James Joyce-What Does This Mean?

We all know that Joyce went out of his way to make obscure puns and sayings.
anyway, I came a cross this sentence once, and never remember hearing a good explanation of it:
"Jenghis is ghoon for you"
Any takers?
Old 05-03-2012, 10:24 AM
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Old 05-03-2012, 10:42 AM
infinitii infinitii is offline
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I can't claim to 'get' James Joyce, but with the above poster's help, I found this, which seems to be of help:
Old 05-03-2012, 10:54 AM
Jas09 Jas09 is offline
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Right, it's a pun on "Guiness is good for you" with the replacement of Jenghis Khan being a goon.


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