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Old 12-01-2020, 11:14
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You're likely on the right track. I suspect he must have just watched a TV show or seen something in the news about the sisters at the time the reference now long lost to us...it sounds like its about society and moral judgements regarding relationships over time. Nicky has said it was essentially a completed set of lyrics but he's not sure of all the references bar the mummy what's a sex pistol which was a punk slogan found on badges etc... Jackie Collins was obviously controversial and I read that the outrage around her first book was not so much the sex as the immorality of a married man having an affair.
So attitudes to sex and relationships?
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think about the reasoning that follows ("does that mean you have gone to seed? or does that mean you owe him nothing?"); things are that bad in a relationship so as to fuck a catholic? a catholic might not be seen as being as sexual liberated as they abide within a constrained religion.

additionally catholics were prohibited from divorce within the doctrine; so if your partner is cheating with someone who can't divorce then that is a more complicated quandary.

there is a pecking order even in christian denominations; catholics might be seen by some to being more repressed. (unless you're clergy where the organisation permitted 5% to commit more than cardinal sin.)

isn't this besides the point? who is asking these questions? i like to think it's jackie collins asking these rhetorical questions.

all this happening in the summer of '76, or '83-onwards looking back on '76 when jackie was at the height of her powers
These lines don't follow after the catholic fuck line in the orginal Richey's version though.
And if you buy new lingerie
And your husband diesn't notice
Does that mean you've gone to seed
Or does that mean you owe him nothing
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These lines don't follow after the catholic fuck line in the orginal Richey's version though.
And if you buy new lingerie
And your husband diesn't notice
Does that mean you've gone to seed
Or does that mean you owe him nothing
Do you have the full lyric?
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