[Ads-l] obscene slang on TV

Bill Mullins amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM
Mon Jun 1 20:33:55 UTC 2020

>> FWIW, ZZ Top released the song "Pearl Necklace" in 1981.

> In addition, there was the double-entendre, "A String of Pearls," released
> by Glenn Miller in 1941. It reached no.1 on Billboard.

You've got a dirty mind <G>.
Seriously, I looked over the lyrics and don't see anything about this song to think
it is anything other than a literal "string of pearls".

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