Query: "birds and bees"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Fri Feb 17 20:05:59 UTC 2006

I understood your point, George. But what can you do? The younger
generation has always been such a trial. Tsk, tsk. Other people's


On 2/17/06, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu> wrote:
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> >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.
> LH
> >GAT
> >
> >George A. Thompson
> >Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern
> >Univ. Pr., 1998, but nothing much lately.
> >
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