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Dear all, could you please explain the meaning of the "Baltimore and Ohio" joke used in the movie "Some like it hot" (1959)?
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Sugar: I come from this musical family. My mother is a piano teacher and my father was a conductor.
Joe: Where did he conduct?
Sugar: On the Baltimore and Ohio.

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Dear all, could you please explain the meaning of the "Baltimore and Ohio" joke used in the movie "Some like it hot" (1959)?
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Sugar: I come from this musical family. My mother is a piano teacher and my father was a conductor. 
Joe: Where did he conduct? 
Sugar: On the Baltimore and Ohio.
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