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In the 2021 movie
Licorice Pizza by Paul Thomas Anderson, the main character Gary makes an awkward joke that, as far as I could understand, goes like this (not verbatim):
(on the TV show stage)
Host: How are things going for you, Gary?
Gary: Last week I did three beavers.
Host: You mean
Leave it to Beaver?
Can someone explain to me as a non-native English speaker and non-American what Gary is referring to here?
Feb 4, 2022 at 19:29
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"Beaver" is a euphemism for female genitalia. Still used, but more common in the early 70s. I would say using "Leave it to Beaver" (the TV show) in a joke of this nature was about as commonplace as jokes about Uranus.
Feb 4, 2022 at 19:38
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Continuing from the first answer, he's implying that he had sex three times.
Feb 25, 2022 at 11:06
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