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Re: Ghost Dad-French
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2791  Monday, 10 December 2001

From:           John Ramsay <
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Date:           Saturday, 08 Dec 2001 17:04:31 -0500
Subject: 12.2782 Re: Ghost Dad-French
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.2782 Re: Ghost Dad-French

> I've been waiting for Richard Burt to field this one. "Packing" among
> some lesbians means wearing a dildo in your jeans. Which would give the
> phrase "Pistol packin mama" an almost Shakespearean set of resonances.
>
> Ed Kranz

Has more of a Mae West than a Shakespearian resonance: "Is that a gun in
your pocket or ..."

I know us SHAKSPERians think Will's the greatest but let's not give him
credit for everything -:)

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