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Thursday, June 09, 2016

Did the Donald keep the aspidistra flying ?

Kevin Drum asks "What *Did* Donald Trump Mean by "No PP"?"

"As you'll recall, after forgetting what "TPP" meant in a speech last night, Donald Trump smirked and made a little joke to his audience: "What you mean is, 'No PP.'" Or, perhaps, "no pee pee." But what did he mean?"

I guess he was referring to "Keep the Aspidistra Flying" by George Orwell

The BB in 1984 is an echo of a sort of the PP in "Keep the Aspidistra Flying". It stood for "Pedic Perspiration" (as in "uh oh foot odor" from my childhood) and pathetic protagonist ad-man and wannabe poet Gordon Comstock was somehow involved in an extremely horrible ad campaign warning about "PP".

No doubt Trump is as fanatical an Orwell fan as I am (except he treats "1984 an instruction manual" -Brad DeLong).

Since Donald Trump always lies, I assume he was suffering from severe pedic perspiration.

No way in hell would I be willing to fact check that one

1 comment:

jdinolt said...

Perhaps it was a reference to "OPP" by Naughty By Nature?