Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Dec 27 20:16:05 UTC 2004

At 2:48 PM -0500 12/27/04, Wilson Gray wrote:
>Heard on today's The People's Court, spoken by Judge Marilyn Millan:
>How, _on God's green acre_, do you explain this?
>For the younger members: back in the day, there was a popular novel and
>a movie with the title, "God's Little Acre," which the good judge
>appears to have crossed with the common expression, "on God's green
>-Wilson Gray

You're omitting another crucial ingredient in the blend:  "Green
Acres", a TV show from the late '60's, spun off from Petticoat
Junction.  No, I wasn't a devotee (it didn't go well with all that
smoked banana peel).


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