[Dixielandjazz] Pruriginosity

John Farrell stridepiano at tesco.net
Tue Mar 15 10:04:06 PST 2005

Jerry Gordon said :

<"pruriginous"?!?  Better scratch that, Luis; nobody knows what it means.>

This word occurs in the Laurel and Hardy movie "Way Out West" when they sing
"In the pruriginous mountains of Virginia" which they go on to explain (with
entwined arms) is by the trail of the lonesome prune illuminated by the pale

Another fine mess you got me into.

John Farrell

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