[Dixielandjazz] "Shine" lyric is slang

Butch Thompson butcht at sihope.com
Tue Nov 2 12:07:52 PST 2004

On 11/2/04 2:00 PM, "dixielandjazz-request at ml.islandnet.com"
<dixielandjazz-request at ml.islandnet.com> wrote:

> Surely this means to take a pipe (to beat) the person referred to as
> "Shine". 

No no no.  This is vintage slang; "pipe" means "look at," nothing more.
Butch Thompson 

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