[thechat] Meaning of saying

s t e f evolt at nota-bene.org
Fri Mar 5 11:52:25 CST 2004

<quote who='Martin Burns' when='04/03/04 16:17'>

>> Don't ask me where I read it, but I got this "proverb" from somewhere:
>> "Modesty is the oyster of a woman"
>> Er, can anyone help me decode that? Google isn't helping.
>> (As with most things women say, I don't want to hazard a guess and get 
>> it totally wrong. :)
> 1st time I've heard it too, but my guess is that modesty being the 
> defense of the pearl...

Martin you're too gallant, you know that?

Maybe they mean modesty is ugly when worn by a woman?
Or that women should get fuel from Shell?

s t e f

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