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Thread #123229 Message #2711892
Posted By: MGM·Lion
29-Aug-09 - 11:19 PM
Thread Name: Meaning: I'll dye my petticoat
Subject: RE: Meaning: I'll dye my petticoat
This presumably would have been in Will Shax's mind when part of the trick played on Malvolio, the uppity Steward in '12th Night', was to make him put on yellow stockings as part of his absurd costume as he approaches to court his Lady, Olivia, whom he has been deceived by a fake letter into thinking is in love with him.