Posts tagged: pun
Salome, the goddaughter of King Herodes, is one of my favorite character in religious themed fiction (because she barely appears in four line in the Bible) today, this blog game a interesting funfact.
In French painting Salome is often represented with a rather deep decollette Web Slice Gallery the great cleavage aim is not
only to set her as a lustful woman. It’s also a pun.
Decollette comes from the word cou, Frenh for neck. The de-colleté frees the neck. Another verb décoller is the tecnical word for beheading. So Salome cleavage also makes reference to the head of John the Baptist often represented in her hands.
Paintings by Henri Regnault and Bert Collages
“I can’t give pears. Got it? CANNOT GIVE PEARS”
Spanish idiom; asking for something imposible is to:
“Ask the Elm to give you pears” here THE ELM LOST PATIENCE (title)
“Gorge” in french means throat now in the past it also meant bosom that’s why bras are called soutient-gorge (bosom-holder) in french. That’s why Robins are called Rouge-Gorge.
I spend Friday afternoon photoshoping and have no regrets. Oh, and this is the prefectly good art.