Clashing slang

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed May 19 04:39:08 UTC 2010

You know was ze shmahtest think to come aus of dine mout' ist?
Mine doodle!
I'm Einstein, bitch!

Sketch from "Robot Chicken," on [adult swim].

Thanks to Victor, I now fully understand this.


On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 8:36 PM, victor steinbok <aardvark66 at> wrote:
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> Not quite "diddle", but I always wanted to use this line for some
> academic purpose:
>> The Clerk looked at the card suspiciously: "You don't look like a bone feed mast-fed Razor Back to me ... What you think about the Jeeeeews ... ?"
>> "Well, Mr. Anker, you know yourself all a Jew wants to do is doodle a Christian girl . . . One of these days we'll cut the rest of it off."
>> "Well, you talk right sensible for a city feller ... Find out what he wants and take care of him ... He's a good ol' boy."
> Not one of the Naked Lunch lines that makes it into quotation
> dictionaries, although one of the Routledge slang dict., Sex Slang and
> the "New Partridge"--with with Tom Dalzell as the common factor. In
> all, it shows up under "doodle". Of "doodle", "dawdle" and "diddle",
> I've always thought of "doodle" as most benign...
> VS-)
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