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    And 'spoon' means something different now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Nowadays, we go much further in cars or elsewhere. People used used to 'spoon', now they have sex.
    There's a fork joke in there somewhere. :wink:

    Wake up little Suzy (50s tune?)
    WAKE UP SUZY Everly Brothers -1957


    Wake up, little Suzy.
    Wake up.
    Wake up, little Suzy.
    Wake up.

    We've both been sound alseep.
    Wake up, little Suzy, and weep.
    The movie's over. It's four o'clock
    And we're in trouble, deep.

    Wake up, little Suzy.
    Wake up, little Suzy.

    Well, what're we gonna tell your mama?
    What're we gonna tell your pop?
    What're we gonna tell our friends
    When they say, "Ooh-la-la."

    Wake up, little Suzy.
    Wake up, little Suzy.

    Well, we told you're mama that we'd be in by ten.
    Well, Suzy, baby, looks like we goofed again.

    Wake up, little Suzy.
    Wake up, little Suzy.
    We gotta go home.

    Wake up, little Suzy.
    Wake up.
    Wake up, little Suzy.
    Wake up.

    The movie wasn't so hot.
    It didn't have much of a plot.
    We fell asleep. Our goose is cooked.
    Our reputation is shot.

    Wake up, little Suzy.
    Wake up, little Suzy.

    Well, what're we gonna tell your mama?
    What're we gonna tell your pop?
    What're we gonna tell our friends
    When they say, "Ooh-la-la."

    Wake up, little Suzy.
    Wake up, little Suzy.
    Wake up, little Suzy.


    When I was in the States, my twin uncles would take me out to supper and they just had to play this tune on the jukebox. They really got a kick out of it. After that they would take me to the drive-in and guess who would fall asleep!

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    Hm.....60's. Good. Far far away from me. 8) The songs looks funny, how does it sound?

    Why 'spoon'? It's out of the reach of my imagination.


    If they've got no where to go, they go to park, don't they? :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    The songs looks funny, how does it sound?
    I wish I had a sound file for you. :( I mentioned the title of the song as a reply to tdol's comment,

    Nowadays, we go much further in cars or elsewhere. People used used to 'spoon', now they have sex. :wink:
    The song Wake Up Little Suzy is about a young teen-age couple who fell asleep (after having sex). She'll be late getting home, and her parents are going to want to know what she was doing the whole night. :mad: Anyway, my point was/is, in those days people did in fact 'go much further (i.e. kissing to sex), it just wasn't talked about (in polite society).

    Why 'spoon'? It's out of the reach of my imagination.
    When two bodies are lying on a surface, closely next to each other and facing the same direction (i.e., one person in front of the other), the bodies take on the shape of two spoons.

    If they've got no where to go, they go to park, don't they? :wink:
    They go parking; They park. :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    The songs looks funny, how does it sound?
    I wish I had a sound file for you. :( I mentioned the title of the song as a reply to tdol's comment,

    Nowadays, we go much further in cars or elsewhere. People used used to 'spoon', now they have sex. :wink:
    The song Wake Up Little Suzy is about a young teen-age couple who fell asleep (after having sex). She'll be late getting home, and her parents are going to want to know what she was doing the whole night. :mad: Anyway, my point was/is, in those days people did in fact 'go much further (i.e. kissing to sex), it just wasn't talked about (in polite society).

    Why 'spoon'? It's out of the reach of my imagination.
    When two bodies are lying on a surface, closely next to each other and facing the same direction (i.e., one person in front of the other), the bodies take on the shape of two spoons.

    If they've got no where to go, they go to park, don't they? :wink:
    They go parking; They park. :D
    Parking is definitely cheaper :D , although nowadays I think it can be very risky.

    Here you are:
    http://www.a-kjw.co.uk/EverlyBrother...LittleSuzy.htm

    Spooning sounds more like something my father would say. We said necking or petting.

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    Cool, that sounds...Hm...SIXTIES. LOL! Have I mentioned this joke? I asked one of my students "How old are you?" He said, "I'm sex."

    I heard 'spread eagle' from the movie "Chicago". I think it's something about the posture, right? It's interesting that you once used 'spoon' to describe necking or petting. Don't you think 'spoon' is a beautiful word that refers to something about silver kitchenware, nobility and royalty?

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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Cool, that sounds...Hm...SIXTIES. LOL! Have I mentioned this joke? I asked one of my students "How old are you?" He said, "I'm sex."

    I heard 'spread eagle' from the movie "Chicago". I think it's something about the posture, right? It's interesting that you once used 'spoon' to describe necking or petting. Don't you think 'spoon' is a beautiful word that refers to something about silver kitchenware, nobility and royalty?

    Right: A spoon is a very useful utensil.
    Were you born with a silver spoon in your mouth? I wasn't.

    BTW, I have another word for your collection - gadget. :wink:

    the figure of an eagle with wings and legs spread or a posture or design that resembles one

    I also have a joke for you. I don't know what it's like in your neck of the woods, but here people have trouble pronouncing the English sound of "th", so I often tell students this joke when they forget to put their tongue in the right place.

    A prisoner who had just escaped from jail excitedly raised his arms
    and exclaimed, "I'm free!" A little boy who was nearby shrugged and replied, "So what? I'm four."

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    I heard that spreadeagle was a Viking way off killing by cutting the lungs out through your back with a axe. ;-(

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    I heard that spreadeagle was a Viking way off killing by cutting the lungs out through your back with a axe. ;-(
    Really? Well, maybe it is. Sounds logical.
    It can be a verb meaning to soundly beat or vanquish.

    It also means tying the hands and wrists to the four corners of a bed.

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    spooky!

    FRC

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