[Ads-l] pinch a loaf (UNCLASSIFIED)

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 3 19:36:34 UTC 2016


IMDB has an entry that seems to correspond to the program, but it
lists a date in 1988 not 1987. (Still a great antedating)

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0148538/

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Nothin' Goes Right (1988)

Rodney Dangerfield has a showcase of comics including himself, Robert
Schimmel and Andrew Dice Clay, among others.

Director: Walter C. Miller
Writer: Rodney Dangerfield
Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Lenny Clarke, Andrew Dice Clay | See full cast & crew

Credited cast:   . . .
Dom Irrera     Himself

Release Date: 10 August 1988 (USA) See more »
Also Known As: Rodney Dangerfield: Nothin' Goes Right See more »
Filming Locations: New York City, New York, USA
[End excerpt]

On Thu, Mar 3, 2016 at 1:47 PM, Mullins, Bill CIV (US)
<william.d.mullins18.civ at mail.mil> wrote:
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> Here:
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> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DvAJIDBtb8Wk
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> is comedian Dom Irrera using the phrase in a 1987 Rodney Dangerfield comedy=
>  special (at approx. 0:39)
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> HDAS, s.v. loaf.  From 1991.
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> --Charlie
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> I see this on Wiktionary (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/pinch_a_loaf ) but=
>  not on the Oxford Dictionary site. No idea how long it's been around, but =
> it's not new.
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> Benjamin Barrett
> Formerly of Seattle, WA=3D3D
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