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Subject: Re: 1st act of Norma in HD
From: Donald Levine <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Donald Levine <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 9 Oct 2017 17:02:50 -0700
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I call Orange Man 45 TRUMPOLINI because of the jutting jaw, folded arms and
general stance.  The only problem is that Mussolini was a lot smarter.

Donald

On Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 4:39 PM, daaaac <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> In the early 1980s, the staff of the Opera Company of Philadelphia called
> Pavarotti (probably out of his presence) “Looch”.  Then there’sl “the Pav”.
>
> Donald
> > On Oct 9, 2017, at 9:45 AM, donald kane <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > Are you a Pat?  In general, I find all name abbreviations, let alone
> > "nicknames"
> > such as Pippo, rather demeaning, unless as Bob says, one happens to have
> a
> > somewhat intimate relationship with the person.  Having grown used to the
> > Bobs,
> > Bills, Dicks, and Eds I have known, I still prefer when friends and
> > acquaintances
> > adopt the full Donald for me, and I insist on referring to the operatic
> > character
> > as Giovanni, never "the Don".  Isn't it interesting that the President
> who
> > has to
> > be the most disrespected in American history has never, to my knowledge,
> > been
> > called anything but Donald Trump?  If he ever becomes Don in the media
> will
> > that be a sign of approval?
> >
> > dtmk
> >
> > On Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 8:39 AM, Ombrarecds <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> >> Maria Callas often referred to diStefano as "Pippo". It is well
> >> documented. Did she mean to be demeaning? I think not.
> >>
> >> Patrick Byrne
> >>
> >> Sent from my iPhone
> >>
> >>> On Oct 9, 2017, at 7:23 AM, donald kane <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> It goes for "Dimi" and "Pippo" as well; away with them all.
> >>>
> >>> On Sun, Oct 8, 2017 at 8:09 PM, Ron Magnuson <[log in to unmask]>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Exactly.  That is why I find “Nebs” and other derivatives demeaning.
> >>>>
> >>>>> On Oct 8, 2017, at 7:55 PM, Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Radvanovsky will do just fine.  One of the less pleasant memories of
> >>>>> Mr. Innaurato's time on this forum was "VicikiD". Her name was
> >>>>> Victoria de los Angeles, and she, as all singers do, and, actually,
> >>>>> as we all do, deserved no less.
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