don't bogart that joint

Peter Farruggio pfarr at UCLINK4.BERKELEY.EDU
Fri Apr 30 14:44:11 UTC 1999

to "bogart" did mean to let it hang from one's lips like Bogart in the
movies, but it implied more than getting one's saliva on it, it's main
complaint was of hogging it, of taking too long a turn among a group of
people who were sharing.

Pete Farruggio

>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.
>Frank Abate

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