colder than a witch's tit

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Wed Apr 6 12:56:49 UTC 2005

On Wed, Apr 06, 2005 at 05:43:03AM -0700, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> Never discuss the poem, "The Man with a Hoe."  (And a tip o'
> the Lighter lid to Roz Chast for that gem!)

There was a recent thing on Jeopardy! where the question--er,
answer--was something like "This word means both a
long-handled garden tool and a person who pursues pleasure,"
and the guy immediately answered--er, asked--"What's a hoe?",
and Alex Trebek was really startled and made some catty

Seemed reasonable to me.

Jesse Sheidlower

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