[Ads-l] "a ... of strange"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 2 07:41:11 UTC 2014

Apr 8, 2005 - CunningLynguists - A Piece of Strange
My friend, when he was sick of the wifey and wanted to go for some other
action he always said I got to go out and get
“a piece of strange”
as in strange (different, new) pussy.

Mar 14, 2009
I thought that this was a common saying (is it not?) and until I heard the
record, [A Piece of Strange,] and I saw the hot cartoon chick on the front.
I thought they were playing on this.


Yes, this, too, was different  the StL of the "50's. We used, "a _taste_ of
All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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