Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Nov 24 03:40:24 UTC 2005

>The phrase was heard on the Maury Povich Show. A guest stated that she
>didn't know whether she should buy into her boyfriend's line - "I love you
>so much that I want you to have my baby" - lest she _be putting all [her]
>eggs in the wrong basket_. She may have been punning on the fact that, as a
>woman, she literally does have eggs,

and he literally (or at least figuratively) does have a basket

>  but, in the words of Homey the Clown,
>"I don't think so."
Mebbe not, but it's a nice thought.


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