[Ads-l] Is my memory truly the only source of this saying?!

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sat May 6 07:42:07 EDT 2017


The radio version of "I Married Joan"?

With Joan Davis, Jim Backus, and Beverly, uh,... somebody.

Those *were* the days, even if they were a few years later.

JL

On Fri, May 5, 2017 at 11:25 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, May 5, 2017 at 4:24 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > long ago
>
>
> I heard "my" version from my first-year English teacher in high school,
> back in 1950. <sigh!>.
>
> "The brand-new '50 Ford! The brand-new '50 Ford!"
>
> A. You're late!
> B. You've heard of Hudson, "the car that that you step _down_ into"? Well,
> I _drove_ down into one.
> - The Joan Davis Show
>
> Those were the good old days.
>
>
> --
> -Wilson
> -----
> All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
> come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
> -Mark Twain
>
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