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It’s “dustbin” in PYGMALION and MFL
Posted by: showtunetrivia 10:41 am EDT 05/11/21
In reply to: re: SUNSET BOULEVARD lyric question - JereNYC 09:53 pm EDT 05/10/21

But I agree I love Lansbury’s delivery of the line. As an historian, things like this often bother me intensely. I think it’s less of an issue here because “ashcan,” while American usage, isn’t a word much used these days, and fits better into the nineteenth century setting.

Laura
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