[Ads-l] Where was Moses?

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Jul 15 21:01:12 EDT 2017


When the lights go out in the London Underground in _Five Million Years to
Earth_ (1967), the doomed sucker asks rhetorically, "Where was Moses when
the lights went out?"  He answers himself, "In the dark."

When my grandmother asked the same question, her answer was the more
precise but still consistent, "In the cellar eating sauerkraut."

Go figure.

JL

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"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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