The Language of Love, Lust, Sexand All the Many-Splendored Things in Between in Teenspeak - Jockspeak - Menglish - Slanglish - Spanglish Gaylese - Americanese - Britspeak - Ozslang - Funetic Populo-Vulgar Speech - T-Shirt & Net Shorthand Pompo-Verbosity & other Figurative Lingos
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(1) Eddy Huntington Hall (Clark Gable) and Ruby Adams (Jean Harlow) in Hold Your Man (1933)
-- Eddy: ' Wait 'till you see how I grow on you .'
-- Ruby: ' Yeah, I can imagine. Just like a carbuncle .'
(2) Princess Centimillia/Maude Hackensacker (Mary Astor) flirting with Tom Jeffers (Joel McCrea) in The Palm Beach Story (1942): ' You will care for me though. I grow on people... like moss .'
(3) Agatha Floud (Lucille Ball) to the butler Humphrey Brinstead (Bob Hope) in Fancy Pants (1950):
-- Agatha: ' The first time I saw you I said to myself: 'Here's a dirty , low-down, lilly-livered coyote . Then, as I got to know you better, I figured you for a filthy, sneaking rat .'
-- Humphrey: ' I grow on people like that .'