[Dixielandjazz] "Shine" lyric is slang

Arnold Day arnieday at optonline.net
Tue Nov 2 16:59:45 PST 2004

That's what I always understood.....from "take a PEEP at".
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Butch Thompson 
  To: djml 
  Sent: Tuesday, November 02, 2004 3:07 PM
  Subject: [Dixielandjazz] "Shine" lyric is slang

  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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