RARA-AVIS: bird is just a bird

From: BaxDeal@aol.com
Date: 14 Apr 2002

In a message dated 4/14/02 6:09:47 PM, BetsyaW@aol.com writes:

<< Sinatra, who maybe was the hardest-boiled of them all, used "bird" to apply to both men and women. "Weatherwise it's such a lovely day you just say the words
 and we'll beat our birds down to A-capulco Bay." >>

In this case however, since the stanza quoted is from the Jet-set anthem
"Come Fly With Me", I think Frankie is refering to actual birds.

John Lau

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