18 Juli 2008

Heard on Old Films

"What's to eat?" --> "What's there to eat?" or "What are we eating?" seem more likely to me.

"A 3-man crew on a 90-foot schooner--two of them inexperienced--no, it's not hard to believe at all." --referring to a boating accident on the old "Emergency!" series

Friday's Grace

"She passed away of TB."

Mary Richards graduated from high school in 1959; in 1971, that was comparable to a woman who graduated back in '96. I graduated in '84.