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Brewer's: Double Entendre

(English-French for Un mot a double entente, or à deux ententes). Words which secretly express a rude or coarse covert meaning, generally of a licentious character. “Entendr…

West, Mae

(Encyclopedia) West, Mae, 1893–1980, American stage and movie comedienne, b. Brooklyn, N.Y., as Mary Jane West. The unparalleled mistress of double entendre, West began in burlesque and continued in vaudevi...

Mae West

Before Marilyn and before Madonna, there was Mae West, Hollywood's first superstar sex symbol and the original blonde bombshell. A performer since childhood, she wrote her own comedic …

Mae West Biography

Mae WestactressBorn: 8/17/1893Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York Stage and film actress who was the queen of double entendre and exaggerated, humorous sexiness. Her films include …

Brewer's: Double First

(A). In the first class both of the classical and mathematical final examination in the Oxford University; or of the classical and mathematical triposes of the University of…

The Thomas Crown Affair

Director:John McTiernanWriters:Leslie Dixon and Kurt WimmerMGM; R; 114 minutesRelease:8/99Cast:Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo, Denis Leary The Thomas Crown Affair is the latest in …

Committed

Director/Writer:Lisa KruegerMiramax; R; 97 minutesRelease:4/00Cast:Heather Graham, Casey Affleck, Luke Wilson Heather Graham's strangely immaterial sexuality is the main attrac…

Tomorrow Never Dies

Director: Roger SpottiswoodeWriter: Bruce FeirsteinDirector of Photography:Robert ElswitEditors:Dominique Fortin and Michel ArcandMusic:David ArnoldProduction Designer:Allan Ca…

Review: A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999)

Director/Adaptor:Michael HoffmanFox Searchlight Pictures; PG-13; 115 minutesRelease:5/99Cast: Kevin Kline, Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Everett, Stanley Tucci, Calista Flockhart A…

Brewer's: Double-edged Sword

Literally, a sword which cuts either way; metaphorically, an argument which makes both for and against the person employing it, or which has a double meaning. “ `Your Delphi…