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In this case, her wits involve identifying men who stand to gain massive inheritances and convincing them to marry her in secret.
She also has few female friends, and the ones she does have she tends to screw over.
Later, on "Sixteen Saltines," he cowers before a woman whose "spike heels make a hole in a lifeboat." White as a lyricist has been obsessed with women for more than a decade now, perhaps to a greater extent than any other rock star in his generation.
Certainly, he's got more girl problems than any of his blues-rock contemporaries.
Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys will call women "psychotic" and lament exes, but it rarely gets personal the way it does with White. In fact, with his nasty barbs and self-pitying complaints, White's lyrics almost have more resemblance to early-2000s emo bands like Fall Out Boy and Panic! But Blunderbuss, more than anything that's come before it, crystalizes White's longstanding issues with women.
Though not the shortened version of the name, the book and the 1940s Alfred Hitchcock-directed film adaptation cement Rebecca in pop culture as the name of the woman who will always be in a man's head.
Skip ahead to Sir Mix A Lot, who adds the phrase “oh my god Becky, look at her butt,” to the cultural lexicon.