Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: Presidential Episode
Date: 1990-05-14, 12:38


In article <7324@ur-cc.UUCP>, (C. Coleman) writes...
> > 
> >2) Jerry Horne says (Not verbatim) "Ich bein all Icelandich, We are all
> >Icelanders", this is a direct quote from a 60's speech from JFK at the
> >Berlin wall excecpt he used Berliners rather than Icelanders.
> > 
Please note that this is a DONUT reference.  JFK screwed up big time in his
speech, because berliner is German for donut, so when he thought that he was
saying "I am a citizen of Berlin." He was really saying "I am a jelly donut." 
I thought this was one of the best puns in the show so far.
Andy Perry; Swarthmore College OR AWP92@swarthmr

We look before and after,                  Only in silence, the word;
We pine for what is not.                   Only in darkness, light;
Our sincerest laughter                     Only in dying, life --
With some pain is fraught.                 Bright the hawk's flight
-- Horace Rumpole (no doubt                  on the empty sky.
   quoting someone else...)                -- Ursula K. LeGuin