Half a pair of buttoxes

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Feb 14 16:46:29 UTC 2008

At 2/14/2008 11:07 AM, Arnold M. Zwicky wrote:
>On Feb 14, 2008, at 7:40 AM, Larry Horn wrote:
>>At 10:31 AM -0500 2/14/08, Dennis R. Preston wrote:
>>>Why go for them French guys when there are good examples in AmerEng?
>>I note dInIs's use of the sex-neutral referential "guy" here, since
>>as we all know the single-buttocked character in Candide was of the
>>female persuasion.  (Did she have a name, or was she just "la
>just "la vielle Dame" in the broadway show.  played wonderfully by
>Irra Petina in the original broadway case.  "I Am Easily Assimilated"
>is her star turn.

Did she do the turn to show off the ... um ... defining characteristic?


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