Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Etymology of a pick up line

Robert Sterling's character in "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour" 1962 episode "House Guest"

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used the same pick line Robert Benchley's character did on Ginger Rogers' character in the 1942 film "The Major and the Minor": "Why don't you slip out of those wet clothes and into a dry martini?":

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FYI, the song "Isn't It Romantic" is playing on the radio in the background of the above scene:


and this blog post is morphing into the "Family Guy" episode "The Splendid Source" where the cast tries to find the origins of all the dirty jokes in the world.


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