Re: Jelly

Subject: Re: Jelly
From: James Mathewson <math0038 -at- GOLD -dot- TC -dot- UMN -dot- EDU>
Date: Wed, 3 May 1995 08:51:30 -0500

On Tue, 2 May 1995, Arthur Comings wrote:

> Is the woman in that jam commercial that everyone seems to have seen
> swooning because "jelly" is an inappropriate word for such an excellent
> jam, or because it's a Black American English term for a variety of
> sexually related pleasures?



> Arthur


> "It must be jelly, 'cause jam don't shake like that"

> "Jelly, jelly, jelly -- jelly stays on my mind"

Or, as Howlin' Wolf once sang:

"When my baby walks, you know she's fine and mello (repeat),

and when she stops, her flesh it shakes like jello"

:lights up and number, inhales the vapors, passes it and coughs

james {:>l3


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