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  • It's one of those two-woman talk show sketches in which the double entendre is audaciously outrageous.

    Tom Shales reviews tonight's retrospecial,'The Women of "Saturday Night Live"'

  • Aside from the fact that Karma can be neither big nor small, what the hell kind of half-assed double entendre is that?

    HOLLYWOOD IS BASICALLY ILLITERATE

  • How good is a double entendre from a quick witted mind?

    French masterclass

  • I'm not sure whether this is an intentional joke in the original language, or a problem of translation, but my medieval literature class found it quite funny when I inadvertantly read aloud this double-entendre from the Romance of the Rose in class:

    Translation awkwardness, or joke?

  • Your Wonkette Teabagging Tour, Part II latest miserable journey into this muddy Randian hell, may we just NOTE that we have noticed various folks on the Internet writing about how lame and trite certain blogs are for covering the Teabaggers only because of that silly sexual double entendre, which is now a dead joke.

    Wonkette ยป top

  • Je crois "entendre" ces dames aux accents succulents.

    la routine - French Word-A-Day

  • The term, from his native language, implies a double entendre, meaning either closed form or a type of rice dumpling widely cooked in Japan, and in the latter sense is a nonfunctional artistic delicacy.

    Berks county news

  • The former West Indies pace bowler has just had a book published, and the 'entendre' in No Holding Back is at least 'double' if not 'treble'.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • (Incidentally, when I just said double meaning, I could have said double entendre, which is quite a complicated pun in itself.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XII No 1

  • Now we just need to think of clever double-entendre annual dates for protests in favor of minimal restrictions on immigration, abolishment of tariffs, allowances for gay marriage, and decriminalization of prostitution, and then we'll be getting somewhere.

    Archive 2009-04-01

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