[Ads-l] QOTY? multiple positions (UNCLASSIFIED)
bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jun 29 19:30:13 UTC 2016
In Robert Shogan's _Promises To Keep: Carter's First Hundred Days_ (1977),
it's credited to Mark Shields, who was an adviser to Mo Udall in the '76
Interestingly, it was Shields who later attributed the line to Huckabee re
On Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 2:54 PM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
> Here's one in which it's reported as having been used to describe Jimmy
> Carter, so back to the late 70s or so:
> Appropriate, I suppose, given the Lto-do about Carter's admission during
> one of the debates that he "lusted after women in [his] heart".
> > On Jun 29, 2016, at 12:14 PM, Mullins, Bill CIV (US) <
> william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL> wrote:
> >> The dates below suggest a shift from squid to humans rather than the
> other way 'round.
> >> I would be very interested in the earliest application(s) to
> politicians, however.
> > Elyria OH _Chronicle-Telegram _ 27 Feb 1983 p B2 col 3 [
> > [syndicated column, referring to Gary Hart]
> > "He has more positions than the Kama Sutra."
> >> From: ADSGarson O'Toole <adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM>
> >> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> >> Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 8:44 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [ADS-L] QOTY? multiple positions
> >> Bill Mullins wrote
> >>> _Chicago Tribune_ 3 Dec 1982 sec 3 p 13 col 2 [article about martial
> >>> arts studio] "They fight with everything at Degerberg; all parts of
> >>> the body in more positions than the Kama Sutra."
> >> Below is an instance of the phrase in 1981. The domain of application
> was shifted from humans to squid.
> >> Date: July 31, 1981
> >> Newspaper: Santa Cruz Sentinel
> >> Newspaper Location: Santa Cruz, California
> >> Article: Squid: From Bait to Plate
> >> Author: Greg Beebe (Sentinel Staff Writer) (Continuation title) From
> Bait to Plate Start Page 17, Quote Page 26
> >> Database: Newspapers.com
> >> [Begin excerpt]
> >> "Did you know that squid have both male and female sex organs? How
> >> "Squid are instinctively driven — they have to mate. They have these
> 72-hour sex marathons. Each has 10 arms and tentacles — hey, that's
> >> more positions than the Kama Sutra. When they're through, they're so
> exhausted the fishermen just pick 'em up off the surface of the sea."
> >> [End excerpt]
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