[Ads-l] "insane" as a compliment

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Tue Jul 17 11:41:23 EDT 2018


_Los Angeles Times_ 28 Aug 1960 p C49 col 1 [classified ad]

"Several dealers called and complained that my prices are insane -- TOO LOW!"


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> Possibly because his lyrics are "swingin' like insane," to quote a catch-phrase of a StL DJ, back in the '50's. Remember "Crazy, Man, Crazy,"
> by Bill Haley & the Comets?
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> On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 10:04 AM Charles C Doyle <cdoyle at uga.edu> wrote:
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> > A voice on NPR just burbled (lauditorily) that a particular individual
> > "is an insane lyricist!"
> >
> >
> > --Charlie

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