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43doowop
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« on: September 18, 2017, 02:15:01 PM »


1956..I was 13 and a few of my friends and I loved "Bacon Fat"... We were always going around saying "Have Mercy"  or "Help yourself"  I suppose other teen sayings came from songs..  Cheesy Cheesy


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« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2017, 06:51:23 PM »

"Great Googa Mooga" from "Stranded in the Jungle" - Cadets

"Why you fool, you poor, sad, worthless, foolish, fool." "Glory of Love" - Velvetones

From the title "Jack, That Cat Was Clean" - Dr. Horse
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"The small man builds prisons for everyone he meets, but the wise woman ducks under the moon and tosses keys to the beautiful and rowdy prisoners."  Hafiz

"From childhood's hour I have not been as other were - have not seen as others saw - I could not drink(sic) my passions from a common stream.
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« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2017, 07:42:27 PM »

Biggie for us was "the shadow knows"
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« Reply #3 on: September 18, 2017, 11:36:08 PM »

I forget the origin, but it's "One never know(sic), do one?"
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"The small man builds prisons for everyone he meets, but the wise woman ducks under the moon and tosses keys to the beautiful and rowdy prisoners."  Hafiz

"From childhood's hour I have not been as other were - have not seen as others saw - I could not drink(sic) my passions from a common stream.
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« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2017, 08:20:51 AM »

This always puts a smile on my face..."You better eat up all your beans boy and clear right on out' from Smokey Joe's Cafe
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« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2017, 08:58:48 AM »

Claire -

"One never know..." is Fats Waller's tag line.
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« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2017, 11:52:19 AM »

TY, Luigi Smiley
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"The small man builds prisons for everyone he meets, but the wise woman ducks under the moon and tosses keys to the beautiful and rowdy prisoners."  Hafiz

"From childhood's hour I have not been as other were - have not seen as others saw - I could not drink(sic) my passions from a common stream.
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« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2017, 03:46:44 PM »

Couple of others we used..

Honky Tonk

Honey Hush

"you great big lump of sugar"

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« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2017, 06:24:56 PM »

43 - Oh, yeah!  That last one I still use Grin
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"The small man builds prisons for everyone he meets, but the wise woman ducks under the moon and tosses keys to the beautiful and rowdy prisoners."  Hafiz

"From childhood's hour I have not been as other were - have not seen as others saw - I could not drink(sic) my passions from a common stream.
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