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Re: Nerts! or back to the original question #140599
03/18/05 12:04 AM
03/18/05 12:04 AM
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I think Nerts! is a corruption of Nuts! used in place of swearing. eg Archie Goodwin when annoyed. Which is why someone saw it in a black and white film; in modern films they usually just swear.


Re: Archie Goodwin #140600
03/18/05 08:47 AM
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Zed! You're a Rex Stout fan?




Re: Archie Goodwin #140601
03/21/05 08:06 PM
03/21/05 08:06 PM
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Definite Rex Stout fan. I had never read the books till I saw the series on PBS with Timothy Hutton. Can't believe I missed them for so long.
Got a favorite?


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