I Love Little Pussy

George Thompson george.thompson at NYU.EDU
Sun Mar 11 14:54:15 UTC 2012

I am?


On Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 6:00 PM, Victor Steinbok <aardvark66 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Jim and George Thompson, I believe, are the only remaining people on the
> list who have the settings to have responses to go directly to them
> rather than the list.
> As for "pussy", the joke had been used quite effectively on Are You
> Being Served. You need to talk to women more, Jon.
>    VS-)
> On 3/10/2012 5:21 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>> As so often seems to happen, this mistakenly went to Jim only:
>> It's been many years since I heard a living person refer to a cat as a
>> "pussy." Or even as a "pussycat."
>> JL
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George A. Thompson
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern
Univ. Pr., 1998, but nothing much since then.

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