Twin Peaks Usenet Archive


Subject: Re: Dream sequence code
From: johnf@sag4.ssl.berkeley.edu (John Flanagan)
Date: 1990-04-23, 21:07
Newsgroups: alt.tv.twin-peaks

In article <1990Apr22.192318.18117@jarvis.csri.toronto.edu> kem@csri.toronto.edu (Kem Luther) writes:
> >Still trying to read the backwards-as-forwards part of the dream 
> >sequence as a coded message.  In an earlier posting I suggested that
> >the gum was P.K.s gum.  This was named after P.K. Wrigley, as I recall.
> >I checked with one Canadian of Lynch vintage, and the brand was well
> >known before it disappeared.  

I did not catch your earlier message, so maybe you mentioned this, but
I seem to recall from some Anthropology class that "P.K." also means 
"prostitute" in south-east Asia, P.K. gum having been used as payment for 
services by American servicemen in World War II, I believe.

This show would make good material for a high-school English course.
Endless thickets of symbology to get lost in.

John

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