Query: "birds and bees"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Feb 17 16:22:06 UTC 2006

>Actually, this was a jest, only to be appreciated by those old codgers
>who remember "What's My Line" and can try to imagine Dorothy
>Kilgallen* saying to Wilson's old flame "Do you masturbate turkeys?"
>*Or was Kilgallen on the panel of "I've Got a Secret"?

Dorothy "Chinless" Kilgallen was definitely a panelist on What's My
Line, along with Arlene Francis and Bennett Cerf, if memory serves.
And of course a different guest panelist each time.  And the host was
John Charles Daly.  Please correct as needed.


>George A. Thompson
>Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern
>Univ. Pr., 1998, but nothing much lately.

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