Bad Girls Ride Again (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Mon Nov 8 15:34:05 UTC 2010

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> Does anyone else recall Jim Backus's character, Hubert Updike, III,
> from radio's old Alan Young Show? "Updike" was a rich, egotistical ("I
> wish that I had two heads, so that I could kiss myself on the back of
> the neck") snob of a playboy who spoke with a peculiar accent. The
> only time that I've heard a similar-sounding accent in the wild was at
> a party in Cambridge.
> -Wilson

Was it similar to his clenched-jaw Hahvahd Thurston Howell III accent
from "Gilligan's Island"?
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The American Dialect Society -

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