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From: "D. Spencer Hines" <>
Subject: Re: Irritating Posts
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2001 00:38:48 +0100
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1. Invitation to repeat alleged "warm steamy night, under the stars, in
Hilo" not accepted. How incredibly gauche. She makes love on public
beaches in Hilo? Tacky, Tawdry, Obscene and Dclass.
2. The very *thought* is quite repulsive to me. Further, my current
innamorata would *certainly* not approve.
3. _Squaw_ is a standard English word and will be found in MWCD10.
4. Massachuset ---- _squa_, _ussqua_ = woman.
5. This Amerind, desperately grasping for some shred of political
incorrectness to gripe about ---- strikes out ---- shoots herself in the
foot ---- and commits:
How Sweet It Is!
The neighbour's children all came to watch ---- and found Bronwen's
pratfall quite amusing. One prescient child compared it to a
hippopotamus slipping, while trying to slide into a pool of water at the
"You're the top! - You're Miss Pinkham's tonic. - You're the top! -
You're a high colonic. You're the burning heat of a bridal suite in
use. - You're the breasts of Venus, You're King Kong's penis, You're
self-abuse. - You're an arch - In the Rome collection. - You're the
starch - In a groom's erection. - I'm a eunuch who - Has just been
through an op, But if, baby, I'm the bottom - You're the top." - [Famous
parody often attributed to Cole Porter, Yale '13 - 1934, but reportedly
actually written by Irving Berlin.]
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"Arthur Murata" <> wrote in message
| But, honey baby, don't you remember that warm steamy night
| under the stars at Hilo...? How COULD you forget!
| Incidentally, I was under the impression that off-color
| language was not allowed in this group - the word "squaw"is
| from the Algonkian and is a crude term for female
| reproductive organs. I should HOPE my husband treats me
| that way - now that I am finally getting over you, darling!