[ExI] Prufrock

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Sat Jun 28 20:38:01 UTC 2008

At 09:05 PM 6/28/2008 +0100, BillK wrote:

>Strewth!  I think you need an explanatory chapter to your witty 
>references.  :)

Drat, I'd hoped it was self-evident.

>Kenneth Tynan:
>Fellatio: the sin that cannot speak its name, because its mouth is full.

Just so. He was a witty feller.

>The love that dare not speak its name is the final line from the poem
>"Two Loves" by Lord Alfred Douglas, published in 1894. It was
>mentioned at Oscar Wilde's gross indecency trial, and it is
>classically interpreted as a euphemism for homosexuality.

Well, yes. I didn't think it would be necessary to footnote that. Ah well.

>Shitterton: The village that dare not speak its name

That's hilarious! Omg.

Damien Broderick 

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