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Graffiti preserved in Pompeii covers all sorts of sentiments, from wishing friends well to the bawdiest of observations, the Daily Mail reported.
As all students of Shakespeare know, the bard was fond of off-color linguistic jokes, the bawdiest of which are not likely to be footnoted even in scholarly editions of Shakespeare's works.
He used some of the Bard's bawdiest lines to help the Coventry teens understand the play and make it their own.
Before the 1906 earthquake this lane, formerly known as Morton Street, was one of the bawdiest dives in the city.
He dons a dapper get-up and brutally proceeds to belt out the bawdiest ditties.
Finally, Mary's chatter brings her to what contemporary readers identify as her bawdiest speech of this portion of the novel, her pun on "'Rears, and Vices'" (60)--an utterance that renders Edmund again "grave," and from which he rescues her (and himself) by "revert[ing] to the harp, and [being] again very happy in the prospect of hearing her play" (60).
How wonderful and in prime place in the Capital of Culture's World Heritage site.It's about as appropriate as the brightest tiara of the shiniest fairy on top of the gaudiest and bawdiest Christmas tree with artificial snow and all the trimmings on Southport beach in the middle of July.
La cazarria was by far the bawdiest of many 16th-century Italian treatises on sex, in this case a dialogue between Arsiccio (Vignali himself) and his sexually naive friend Sodo.
Still, one of Landry's bawdiest traditions is safe for now: He ends every Showgirls performance with his genitalia tucked between his legs as he sings "Beaver," a send-up of Peggy Lee's "Fever." For a while there were rumblings that the song would get Landry closed down.
Who would have thought Buckingham Palace would turn out to be the bawdiest knocking shop in town?
A blending of Greek myth and Ozark folktales, this is Harington's bawdiest and most beautiful novel.
in person - unfortunate too that the battalion should have been in full vocal flood and rendering a particular chorus compared to which the bawdiest version of Mademoiselle from Amentieres might have seemed a suitable serenade for a maiden aunt: