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I Love it When You Talk Retro





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So I was playing back-seat bingo with this leader-of-the-pack type when the black-and-whites pulled up to the bluff and totally read us the riot act! When my pops picked me up from the clink he looked at me and said, “What would Emily Post say?” What a SNAFU! Are you lost? Not hip to the slang? We talk retro today on Patt Morrison and learn what these terms mean and where in the world they came from.

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Ralph Keyes, author of "I Love it When You Talk Retro: Hoochie Coochie, Double Whammy, Drop a Dime, and the Forgotten Origins of American Speech"