"Your place or mine?"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Wed Mar 21 22:58:22 UTC 2007

High-school youth of the late '50s and early '60s regarded this line, even without context, as the ne plus ultra of understood sexiness.

  It may have achieved this repute from appearing near the start of the film _Pushover_ (1954):

  Kim Novak: Will you take me home ?
  Fred MacMurray: Now ?
  Kim Novak: Yes.
  Fred MacMurray [_coolly_]: Your place or mine ?
  Kim Novak: Surprise me.


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