UD: [...] 2)_snapping pussy_

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Tue Nov 27 03:30:46 UTC 2012

On Nov 26, 2012, at 7:23 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 11:25 AM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at att.net> wrote:
>>> There is no such thing as a "snapping pussy."
> And *still* writes it. When Richard Pryor and I agree that the term,
> "snapping pussy," as used by him in the '60's, we are *not*, in any
> sense, trying to dessribe the world as it appears to *white* people in
> 2012. Except for Pryor's use of the term back in the day, I personally
> have no experience with the term at all. Hence, I am in complete
> agreement with Pryor that there is no such thing as a "snapping
> pussy," just as there is no such thing as a "dick-string" and no term
> for what *white* people refer to as a "soul patch.

Do you mean to include Apollo Ono?

Benjamin Barrett
Seattle, WA

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