[Dixielandjazz] Re: 'Pipe the Shine'

George Thurmond gmthur at delrio.com
Thu Nov 4 07:01:22 PST 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dan Augustine" <ds.augustine at mail.utexas.edu>
To: "DJML" <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Tuesday, November 02, 2004 5:46 PM
Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Re: 'Pipe the Shine'

> Pipe the slang:
>      I've run across this word before in mystery novels, and it always
> means "look at" or "pay attention to" (but not necessarily with
> admiration), not "hit someone with a pipe".
>      The Oxford English Dictionary concurs:
    Dan -

        Excellent dissertation and collection of authorities to back it up.
I hope we will not have to "pipe" this topic anymore,  and that now we can
get back to news on  OKOM.

    George Thurmond

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