I sorta knew what it meant. . .
Uncle Eddy and Uncle Franco took me for
a walk on the main street in Belmont Shore one Sunday (my mother made them).
My Uncles both had problems with
their necks that day; they kept spinning uncontrollably.
Their jaws had problems, too--they kept falling open for no apparent
She was older than I was. Maybe 18. I knew she was more grown up than the girls at school.
She was wearing a sweater as I recall. Uncle Franco and Uncle Eddy would remember every detail.
As she approached, Franco and Eddy started poking each other. That's when I heard the word "stacked".
I saw Gina Lollobrigada on the Ed Sullivan show that night.
I put two and
two together (so to speak) . . .