Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Profane Primer for Lip-Reading Movie Fans -- September 2, 2015

Photoplay, September, 1915

100 years ago, the September, 1915 Photoplay carried an item entitled "Profane Primer for Lip-Reading Movie Fans."  There really were issues that came up once in a while when lip reading fans noted what actors were really saying.  I know what "H---!" and "D---!" represent, but what are "X___!!" and "L___!"? 

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