[LMB] Milkweed and mutations
ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Mon Oct 14 02:02:43 BST 2019
I think it might be a reference to *Lady Chatterley's Lover*, but I could
be mistaken myself.
On Sun, Oct 13, 2019 at 5:15 PM Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
> > On Oct 13, 2019, at 2:52 PM, Pat Mathews <mathews55 at msn.com> wrote:
> > I think it's British slang, not used in the States. But think “willie.
> > It’s a good honest name, what could go wrong?! For example, Lummox had a
> hobby of raising John Thomases, for generations.
> > Lummox was a member of a very advanced race, so what could be wrong
> about that?
> I have *never* heard anybody use that particular slang. The only time I
> have come across it references Heinlein.
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