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Please could someone explain the 'honk' and goose references - thank you!

(28 Posts)
Bluebirdonmyshoulder Wed 14-Nov-12 17:26:51

Just that - I'm new and have noticed the honks but don't know what they mean. blush

Feel all shy and 'new girl' about it as I don't get what the cool kids are talking about!

DownByTheRiverside Thu 15-Nov-12 21:32:23

The zebra thing is because there is a saying that if you hear hooves, most people automatically think of horses, not zebras because that is the more likely scenario in an English countryside.
But sometimes, it might be a zebra!
In the same way that most people assume normal is the norm, except occasionally...smile

alison222 Thu 15-Nov-12 22:31:56

Awww, I like the original explanation. Someone did explain it to me a while ago but I'd never seen the original.
And I'd never heard of the horses and zebras. See not too old to learn smile

elliejjtiny Fri 16-Nov-12 17:25:07

EDS is Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. Thanks for the zebra explanation downbytheriverside

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