James A. Landau
JJJRLandau at AOL.COM
Tue Nov 19 13:18:13 UTC 2002
In a message dated 11/17/02 2:32:40 AM Eastern Standard Time, Bapopik at AOL.COM
> Moore was asked if he bathes. Moore said that
> he takes a "Mexican shower"--washing just the face and armpits.
A long-shot possibility: is "Mexican shower" derived from "Mexican divorce",
as both are notoriously quick?
- Jim Landau
PS. Re ethnic slurs on Netherlanders, there is the following (from a folk (?)
song that I learned as "Blow Ye Winds High Ho")
"The cook was Dutch
And behaved as such
For all he fed the crew
Was a couple of tons
Of hot cross buns
All mixed with sugar and glue"
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