"Dragged through the garden" (adding condiments) (1999)

Bruce Dykes bkd at GRAPHNET.COM
Tue Nov 11 07:06:45 UTC 2003

On Monday 10 November 2003 11:41 pm, Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:

>    For the "hot dog" book folks.  Is this somewhat new and from Chicago?
> (Last one of these posts before vacation.) "Hot dog" and "through the
> garden" has 249 Google hits.
>    This "Lexis/Nexis Universe" goes back only two years?
>    If this phrase comes from Chicago, why did a search of "hot dog" and
> "through the garden" on www.chicagotribune.com result in zero hits?

"drag it though the garden" (though they may have said "drag it through the
greens") was featured in the jive talking scene in Airplane! (1980). Though
they were speaking of sandwiches, not dogs.


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