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What does "put-upon pie" mean?

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    It's apparently part of the script in the 1966 movie "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf":

    00:10:24 You really do! You're always springing things on me.
    00:10:29 Always.
    00:10:31 Poor Georgie Porgie put-upon-pie.
    00:10:41 What are you doing? Are you sulking?
    00:10:46 Let me see. Are you sulking?

    But I can't find that part of the movie online to confirm that this is what she actually says. As Peachey suggests, it doesn't mean anything. Maybe she was drunk and mumbling the lyrics?


    It means you've read a bad version of the nursery rhyme.

    The song goes, "Georgie Porgie, pudding and pie"

    Actually, if you combine the two answers given by Peachey and Viviane, you get the right answer. The original lyrics are "Georgie, Porgie, pudding and pie." However, in the movie Viviane mentioned, Elizabeth Taylor's character was fighting with George, who began to sulk. In English, a person is "put upon" is he is taken advantage of, imposed on, put upon. So Elizabeth played with the words of the nursery rhyme, and said, "poor Georgie Porgie, put-upon pie..."

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