Page 1 2 3 

Moderators: dandelion, philnic
Go
New
Find
Notify
Tools
Reply
  
Rocket
 Login/Join
 
posted Hide Post
LSMFT = "Lucky Strike Makes Fine Tobacco"

There was a naughty parody of that, which I can't remember. Sophmoric, adolescent pun at best.

There was one for CAMEL cigarettes too. It went front-to-back and back-to-front. Something like "Can Adam Make Eve L??? Like Eve Makes Adam C??"

Asimov was big on puns and dirty limmericks. He wrote two books filled with them. They didn't sell very well, but that couldn't stop him. A lot of those oldschool SF writers were into puns and dirty limmericks. Must be a geek thing.

================================================


"Years from now we want to go into the pub and tell about the Terrible Conflagration up at the Place, do we not?"
 
Posts: 1010 | Location: Sacratomato, Cauliflower | Registered: 29 December 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
posted Hide Post
Hey! That's "Lucky Strike Means Fine Tobacco"!
(And I know the sophomoric naughty version, but I won't post it. Not really that awful, though.)

"It's Toasted!"
 
Posts: 3166 | Location: Box in Braling I's cellar | Registered: 02 July 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
posted Hide Post
Means, yes indeed. Means.

How do you do italics and bold print on this here website? Can you point me towards ye olde wall of info?
 
Posts: 1010 | Location: Sacratomato, Cauliflower | Registered: 29 December 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
posted Hide Post
Grassy, when you click on reply, the window that appears should have little boxes across the top that you can click on to choose italics, bold, etc.
Now, for some reason, here at work, these boxes have little icons in them that indicate (reading from left to right)Instant Graemlins, Color-UBB Code, URL, Bold, Italics, strikethrough, quotes, Start List, Insert email address, display image, and code. (No clue as to what some of these mean.)
At home, though, I end up with empty boxes, but they still work...
 
Posts: 3166 | Location: Box in Braling I's cellar | Registered: 02 July 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
posted Hide Post
I thought it was "Lucky Strike Mighty Fine Tobacco", no?

I'll have to have another look at my old Jack Benny Show episodes on DVD featuring the original tobacco adverts.


"Live Forever!"
 
Posts: 6904 | Location: 11 South Saint James Street, Green Town, Illinois | Registered: 02 October 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
posted Hide Post
Trust the old guys, NO!
 
Posts: 847 | Location: Laguna Hills, CA USA | Registered: 02 January 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
posted Hide Post
I have researched the issue, and discovered that back in 1947, the Lucky Strike ad campaign used the phrase "Mighty Fine Leaf", hence my confusion.

This message has been edited. Last edited by: Doug Spaulding,


"Live Forever!"
 
Posts: 6904 | Location: 11 South Saint James Street, Green Town, Illinois | Registered: 02 October 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
posted Hide Post
reseached is a good word too, lol.


She stood silently looking out into the great sallow distances of sea bottom, as if recalling something, her yellow eyes soft and moist...

rocketsummer@insightbb.com
 
Posts: 1397 | Location: Louisville, KY | Registered: 08 February 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
posted Hide Post
quote:
Originally posted by Doug Spaulding:
I thought it was "Lucky Strike Mighty Fine Tobacco", no?

I'll have to have another look at my old Jack Benny Show episodes on DVD featuring the original tobacco adverts.


If you watch those, you'll no doubt get the jingle that goes: "Luckies taste better - cleaner, fresher, smoother..."
 
Posts: 901 | Location: Box in Braling I's cellar | Registered: 02 July 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
posted Hide Post
quote:
Originally posted by rocket:
reseached is a good word too, lol.

Blast! This is painful for an ex-English major!


"Live Forever!"
 
Posts: 6904 | Location: 11 South Saint James Street, Green Town, Illinois | Registered: 02 October 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
posted Hide Post
reseached (v. colloquial, orig. Reese + ache, usually spelled "reeseached") - Pain experienced in the nerves of the teeth (or stomach) after consuming a popular chocolate and peanut butter confection (Reese's Peanut Butter Cups or Reese's Pieces). E.g. "Last Hallowe'en I ate so many Reese's Pieces I reeseached all night!"

This message has been edited. Last edited by: Braling II,
 
Posts: 901 | Location: Box in Braling I's cellar | Registered: 02 July 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
posted Hide Post
Wow! Your memory banks are working overtime. And I thought it was a just typo.

typographical is a damn good word.


She stood silently looking out into the great sallow distances of sea bottom, as if recalling something, her yellow eyes soft and moist...

rocketsummer@insightbb.com
 
Posts: 1397 | Location: Louisville, KY | Registered: 08 February 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
  Powered by Social Strata Page 1 2 3