Whore's Bath

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Nov 25 15:03:48 UTC 2008

At 11/25/2008 08:19 AM, N2life4 wrote:
>My grandmother used this expression pertaining to licking
>ones thumb and then wiping dirt from the grandchildrens
>litle faces..... disgusting yes, but fast and effective.
>That would have been over 30-40 years ago.

Disgusting, yes -- especially if she said it in front of the kids!  :-)


P.S.  It apparently has been passed down, a little modified, to the
kids -- see Sarah Palin's daughter on national television ("whore's


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