[Dixielandjazz] Fw: A.Word.A.Day--prick-song
Wed, 26 Jun 2002 17:58:54 -0400
I thought you might find this intersting.
Jerry Gordon, Troy, NY - Web master for
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From: Wordsmith <email@example.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 00:20:18 -0400
prick-song (prik song) noun
[From picked-song, music sung from pricked (written) notes, as compared
that sung from memory.]
"My last hope before Election Day is that each will put down his
prick-song and sing a plain-song in debates before a national
Billy Porterfield, Perot, Bush, Clinton Leave Voter Swerked in
Mubblefubbles, The Austin American Statesman, Jun 24, 1992.
"Mercutio: More than prince of cats, I can tell you. O, he is the
courageous captain of compliments. He fights as you sing prick-song
William Shakespeare, Romeo And Juliet: Act II, Scene IV.
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