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Re: SOMETIMES A CIGAR IS JUST A CIGAR

Posted by Smokey Stover on June 14, 2006

In Reply to: SOMETIMES A CIGAR IS JUST A CIGAR posted by Yuri on June 14, 2006

: Dear experts,

: What is the current implication of the cliche attributed to Sigmund Freud SOMETIMES A CIGAR IS JUST A CIGAR?

: Thank you,
: Yuri

Try the search box for Sometimes a cigar. The current implication depends on who's saying it and why. Mostly, it means don't assume that a cigar (or something else) is necessarily a sexual symbol. Sometimes it's just a cigar (or something else). But it also enables people to make introduce a joke about Monica Lewinsky, if they are easily amused. See, as one of several, www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/40/messages/388.html
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