don't bogart that joint

Natalie Maynor maynor at CS.MSSTATE.EDU
Thu Apr 29 14:07:41 UTC 1999

Frank Abate said:
> As I recall, the sense here was "don't get any saliva from your lips on
> that joint".  That is, keep it and smoke it like a cigarette, hanging from
> the lips, as Bogart was often depicted doing.

I remember hearing debates about whether it meant don't slobber on it or
don't hog it.
   --Natalie (maynor at

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