Happy Birthday, Wanda June Vocabulary List

blowzy

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She is voluptuous, blowzy, tough--about forty-five.

cadillac

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LOOSELEAF Can I have the Cadillac?

cadillacs

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HAROLD I'll buy a hundred more Cadillacs.

carhop

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HAROLD I drive through the night, until I was attracted by a sign which said-Spotlight comes up on PENELOPE, who wears a skimpy carhop outfit she has had on under her coat in the previous scene.

chokingly

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PENELOPE (chokingly) "Bring me a side order of Mrs.

complicatedly

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A toilet flushes loudly and complicatedly.

conked

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She conked right out.

cripes

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LOOSELEAF Yeah--cripes.

devonshire

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Ideally, the body of a woman should feel like a hot water bottle filled with Devonshire cream.

disney

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WANDA JUNE Walt Disney, who gave us Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, plays shuffleboard.

effeminately

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(makes the peace sign and says the word effeminately) Peace.

einstein

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WANDA JUNE Albert Einstein plays shuffleboard.

emotionlessly

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HAROLD (promptly and emotionlessly) Goodbye.

fitch

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They were built by Abercrombie and Fitch.

fuegian

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I've been in bed with every kind of woman there is--from a Laplander to a Tierra del Fuegian.

gemsbok

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HAROLD A springbok, an oryx, a gemsbok--a gazelle.

hairier

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HAROLD The story gets hairier.

hefting

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HAROLD (thoughtfully hefting a broadsword, admiring its balance and strength) Home.

hitler

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Hitler told me to kill this guy with orange juice."

honeybunch

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HAROLD How are you, honeybunch?

horning

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HAROLD I'm certainly not going to come horning back into your life tomorrow, and I will not welcome your horning back into mine.

horrendously

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After eight years of horrendously close association, the time has come to part!

iscariot

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Judas Iscariot--he's got this black jacket with a skull and crossbones over the heart.

jockstrap

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LOOSELEAF He's a kind of gladiator who fights with a knife and a net and doesn't wear anything but a jockstrap.

kippered

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HAROLD (as though to a waitress) Scrambled eggs, kippered herring, fried potatoes--and a whole onion.

korean

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PAUL He was a stretcher-bearer in the Korean War.

laplander

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I've been in bed with every kind of woman there is--from a Laplander to a Tierra del Fuegian.

lithuanian

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I figured he was a Lithuanian or something, which will give you an idea of how wrong you can be.

murderousness

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PAUL (slightly dismayed at such murderousness) "The sting."

peepshow

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They're all on Times Square--making change for peepshows.

phooey

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SHUTTLE Phooey.

picadura

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They called him "La Picadura"--"the sting."

pigpen

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Lights come up on the living room, which has become a pigpen.

pilate

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"Pontius Pilate Athletic Club."

pithecanthropus

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Even Pithecanthropus erectus and Australopithecus and Sinanthropus pekensis and the Neanderthalers are back on Earth--to see how it ends.

pulmotors

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Fire engines, pulmotors, doctors, cops, coroners-PENELOPE What happened?

reacquainting

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He turns on the light again, roams the room, reacquainting himself with his beloved trophies.

retiarius

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HAROLD He and his love are like a retiarius.

roughhouses

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SHUTTLE If he'd just get into scouting, and camp out some, and see how everybody roughhouses around the fire- WOODLY What a beautiful demonstration this is of the utter necessity of rites of passage.

sappily

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PAUL (radiantly, sappily) He's coming back, Mom!

scrog

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Should have scrogged her ears off.

sinanthropus

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Even Pithecanthropus erectus and Australopithecus and Sinanthropus pekensis and the Neanderthalers are back on Earth--to see how it ends.

skinnier

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LOOSELEAF is skinnier.

spanish

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And your father said to him in perfect German, which he had learned in the Spanish Civil War, "Major, something tragic seems to have happened to your bodyguard.

swiss

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Educating a beautiful woman is like pouring honey into a fine Swiss watch.

twitting

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HAROLD You'll get so you enjoy twitting weaklings again.

unenterprising

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HAROLD It sapped our will--made us peaceful and unenterprising.

unsnarl

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Let those knots over those kidneys unsnarl.

woodly

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HAROLD, LOOSELEAF, PENELOPE, and WOODLY stand in a row in the darkness, facing the audience.

yugoslavia

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HAROLD Ask about the time he and I were parachuted into Yugoslavia to join a guerrilla band--in the war against the Nazis.