"pizazz" and "right in the pazazz"
gcohen at UMR.EDU
Thu Jan 8 18:01:29 UTC 2004
Douglas Wilson correctly questions my assertion that "right in the
pazazas" in the quote below refers to the rear-end. The term might
just as easily refer to the face. I'll try to obtain the book by
interlibrary loan and see if any further clarification is given.
At 12:07 AM -0500 1/8/04, Douglas G. Wilson wrote:
>X-Sender: douglas at pop3.nb.net
>Subject: Re: "pizazz" and "right in the pazazz"
>>... Note "right in the pazazas", which does seem to refer to the rear-end.
>Why is "pazazas" thought to refer to the backside? It looks ambiguous to
>me. Is there more?
>THE BOOK OF A THOUSAND CHUCKLES
>by Clare Briggs
>P. F. Volland & Co., Chicago
> "Mulligan" is not here, either, and it's not in THE DUFFER'S
>HANDBOOK OF GOLF (1926) by Grantland Rice and Clare Briggs. (Clare
>Briggs was a longtime cartoonist on the New York Herald Tribune.)
>"Mulligan" probably dates from the 1930s.
> This book is not paginated:
>To the Scoffers, the Duffers, and the Golfers, this book is dedicated.
>"Right in the Pazazas."
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