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Friday, December 17, 2004


My co-worker has entered a beatnik faze or something. He just said, "I'm going to give that cat a call," referring to telephoning a male human being. Earlier he said, "that's just crazy, man." Shortly before that, "cool, man, cool." Is that beatnik speak? Whatever it is, I hope it's only temporary.

Posted by Marie at December 17, 2004 3:04 PM


Like man most of what passes as beatnik speak comes from Maynard G Krebs (Bob Denver) on the Dobie Gillis TV show from a long time ago.

You know he's really gone to the dark side if he says Daddyo or clicks his fingers instead of clapping.

Posted by: jr at December 17, 2004 8:58 PM

cool daddy-o! ;~))

Posted by: jenett at December 18, 2004 6:46 AM