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Re: Peeps R & J
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0876  Wednesday, 18 April 2001

From:           Nancy Charlton <
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Date:           Tuesday, 17 Apr 2001 09:26:26 -0700
Subject: 12.0872 Re: Peeps R & J
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.0872 Re: Peeps R & J

At 12:05 PM 4/17/2001 -0400, Don Bloom wrote:

> Sue Buchman  offer this tidbit:
>
> >The following site, http://www.theplainjane.com/shakespeare/, has a
> >version of Romeo and Juliet done by little marshmallow candies. Be
> >warned, there is a sex scene. :-)

Unfortunately it does exist.  It is not worth the electricity it takes
to run the computer for the two minutes it takes to view it.

> I haven't tried the site since I'm hoping it doesn't
> exist. As a piece
> of whimsy it's the funniest thing to hit this list since Terence's pun
> on Eskimo antecedents.

> Maybe I have a dirty mind but every time it tries
> to picture little marshmallow candies having sex I start to snicker
> again.

At least it's tastefully performed behind a bed veil.

I've blipped out five or six paragraph starts in which I inveigh against
contemporary culture in the vein of 'O tempora! O mores!'

Fleeing to brutish beasts,
Nancy Charlton
Returning to SHAKSPER after six months' wandering

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