[ilds] numinous woman

Richard Pine richardpin at eircom.net
Thu Jul 5 10:23:47 PDT 2007


I was interviewed by the BBC and was asked that question. I said 'Gonde is a 
hinge, so she is the cunt on which everything hinges'. I thought I might be 
the first to utter the 'c' word on BBC, but I was dubbed as to say 'She is 
the cuney on which everything hinges'. RP
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bruce Redwine" <bredwine1968 at earthlink.net>
To: <ilds at lists.uvic.ca>
Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2007 9:39 PM
Subject: Re: [ilds] numinous woman


> Well, that's Cunegonde all right.  And that's probably the fate of us all, 
> which has its attractions.  By the way, anyone know the etymology of 
> French Cunegonde?  I'm thinking of puppets, the theater of Punch and Judy.
>
> Bruce
>
> -----Original Message-----
>>From: slighcl <slighcl at wfu.edu>
>>Sent: Jul 4, 2007 12:37 PM
>>To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>>Subject: Re: [ilds] numinous woman
>>
>>On 7/4/2007 1:36 PM, Michael Haag wrote:
>>
>>>The movement is towards inflatability.
>>>
>>            "When he was very old he had a model of the perfect woman
>>            built for him in rubber--life-size.  She could be filled
>>            with hot water in the winter.  She was strikingly
>>            beautiful.  He called her Sabina after his mother, and took
>>            her everywhere." (/Justine /1.17)
>>
>>-- 
>>**********************
>>Charles L. Sligh
>>Department of English
>>Wake Forest University
>>slighcl at wfu.edu
>>**********************
>>
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