Posted by js on April 08, 2002 at 22:06:50:
Well, this is against the rules, but I thought it very cute and so typically English that I had to quote it.
On an auction site, a VERY old (perhaps collectable) 4V Besson baritone is being offered for sale. Here is the line in the description that caused me to smile:
"The valves all go up and down and the spit key appears to have recently been re-corked (Whoopee)."