Fred A Levy Haskell (fredcritter) wrote,
Fred A Levy Haskell
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I don't wish to know that

I hadn’t realized that phrase had been around for quite so long, nor that it may have a higher-status provenance than I realized. But here on the Goon Show episode “Lurgi Strikes Britain,” originally broadcast on 9 November 1954, we hear the following dialogue:

“In 1296 on the Isle of Ewe—”

“Where?”

“Isle of Ewe.”

“I love you too. Shall we dance?”

“I don’t wish to know that.”

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