[Ads-l] "Cool your jets" [Slight antedating to 1967]

Peter Reitan pjreitan at HOTMAIL.COM
Fri Nov 2 12:07:40 EDT 2018


Fonzie said it on Happy Days.

In West Side Story, Jets were told to "play it cool, boys", I believe.
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I associate "Cool your jets!" with Westside Story (film 1961).  A false
memory? (But, it is so deeply embedded ...)

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