"You Want It When?"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Thu Apr 13 15:23:57 UTC 2006

Seems to me to have started in a FedEx campaign in the '90s.

  Related bumper sticker from about two years ago:

  "U.S. Marines.  When it absolutely positively must be blown up overnight."


"Mullins, Bill AMRDEC" <Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL> wrote:
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Subject: "You Want It When?"

There is a cartoon with little caricature guys laughing with the
caption "You Want It When?". Mark Evanier discusses it in his blog:


and wants to know its origins. Anyone on the list got a clue about it?

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