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The Dozens - In Media
... In his 2012 book The Dozens A History of Rap's Mama music historian and musician Elijah Wald says the term was first defined in a 1921 pop song - "Don't Slip Me in the Dozens, Please ... Red recorded a song entitled "The Dirty Dozen", which includes lyrics such as "I like yo' momma — sister, too/I did like your poppa, but your poppa would ... Eddie Murphy often based his stand-up routines on a reversal of the dozens, the purpose of which was boasting about oneself rather than insulting ...
Speckled Red
... blues and boogie-woogie piano player and singer, most noted for his recordings of "The Dirty Dozens", with exchanges of insults and vulgar remarks that have long been a part ... shimmy, shake yo' yes yes yes" "You a dirty mistreater, a robber and a cheater" "Stick you in a dozens and yo pappy is yo cousin" "And yo mama do the lawdylawd ...
Blockade Of Wonsan - Background - Operation Wonsan
... this, the use of minesweepers became a necessity and eventually dozens would serve in the blockade ... Doyle commanded Task Force 90, a fleet of dozens of American warships which were used in the clearance ... Pirate, killing twelve men and wounding dozens of others, all while under accurate fire from North Korean shore batteries ...
The Dozens - Purpose and Practice
... Participants in the Dozens are required to exhibit mental acuity and proficiency with words ... Rap Brown writes that the children he grew up with employed the Dozens to kill time and stave off boredom, in the way that whites might play Scrabble ... Remarks in the Dozens can be expressed in rhyme or general language ...
Henmaru Machino
... feature themes of bestiality dysmorphic hermaphrodism and body transformation, as well as dozens of other sexual paraphilia ... mutilation, etc.), Machino's images of, for example, girls with dozens of phalli sprouting from each of the dozens of breasts that cover their body, are not something any viewer of his work could ever ...

Famous quotes containing the word dozens:

    ... with dozens of as yet
    Unrealized projects, and a strict sense
    Of time running out, of evening presenting
    The tactfully folded-over bill?
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)