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#198953 - 04/10/11 01:52 AM Soubrette  
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Back in the '50s or early '60s, there was a line of "Misses" clothing intended for teenagers called "Sue Brett". It may have been a Sears or Wards catalog line. I thought it was a clever play on words, but none of my friends 'got it'>

#198955 - 04/10/11 01:59 AM Re: Soubrette [Re: loisart]  
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Welcome, lois. Em...I'm afraid I don't get it, either, though I was around, then. What is (a?) soubrette, please?
Never mind--just checked my W's A D all the way back to Monday. Sorry--we've been having a family crisis this week.
Was this line a deliberate homophone, do you know?

#198964 - 04/10/11 03:20 AM Re: Soubrette [Re: Jackie]  
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Jackie...I didn't know either. I was thinking along the lines of 'brat' and teenager, so I LIU. soubrette

Ah...now I get it. Good one Lois laugh

#198979 - 04/10/11 03:58 PM Re: Soubrette [Re: Candy]  
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