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Ted Nolan <tednolan> wrote, On 10/11/12 1:45 PM:
> In article <XpCds.2609$BF4.2...@newsfe11.iad>,
> Kip Williams <mrk...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Anthony Nance wrote, On 10/11/12 8:43 AM:
>>> Wayne Throop <thro...@sheol.org> wrote:
>>>> : mstem...@walkabout.empros.com (Michael Stemper)
>>>> : Mad Magazine proposed using stock backdrops to give the impression
>>>> : that you were in one place (e.g., the office) when calling somebody
>>>> : from another place (e.g., a bar). As near as I can tell, this was in
>>>> : the 1956-1957 time frame.
>>>> Clearly they stole it from Peewee's Playhouse, proving that not only
>>>> videophones exist, but that time travel does, too.
>>> Also place the same idea from The Jetsons...um, any time frame you want.
>> I was listening to a recording of the Beach Boys in the "Help Me Ronda"
>> session, and (I think it was) Brian gave out a perfect Pee-wee laugh at
>> one point, in the course of sarcastically replying to his drunk old man.
>> Gave me a bit of a start.
When you hear the word "syncopate," scream real loud!