[Vwdiesel] Kate Smith

Hayden Chasteen dieseltdi at verizon.net
Mon Jan 10 12:47:21 EST 2005

Actually, I think this refers to the practice of fat female opera singers
closing out the opera with the final song.  Hayden

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> > The expression: "it ain't over till the fat lady sings" refers to Kate
> > Smith singing at the end of a baseball game.
> >
>   I'd always kind of thought of Ethel Merman in reference to that phrase.
> Guess I'm just not old enough to remember much of Smith, just the name.
>      Loren
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