Where Do Cliches Come From? My Grandfather Says, "You Just Tell A Couple Of Jokes And You're Riding The Gravy Train?
Where do cliches come from? My grandfather says, "You just tell a couple of
jokes and you're riding the gravy train?"
First of all, it's hard to write jokes. Second of all, what is a gravy
train? I didn't know they were actually hauling gravy by rail.
People gather around big mounds of mashed potatoes waiting for the 5:15
gravy train to show up?
-- Rich Hall
And if we tell you the name of the game, boy, we call it 'Riding the Gravy Train'
Tatercrater: hole dug in mashed potatoes to keep the gravy in.
Brain damage is what we were after...chromosome damage was just gravy
Bart: You are never going to guess what I saw at Martin's party after you guys left.
You know that playhouse? Well, I... Skinner: [overhearing] Good gravy!...
BEDEVERE: Wait. Wait ... tell me, what also floats on water?
ALL: Bread? No, no, no. Apples .... gravy ....
Harris had the beefstead pie between his knees, and was carving it, and George and I were waiting with our plates ready.
"Have you got a spoon there?" says Harris; "I want a spoon to help the gravy with....
MARK, MARKY I don't know what it is about these people who not only have first and surnames starting with the same letters, but also have the nerve to get famous with those names.
I guess their parents were all alliteration enthusiasts....
Cooper: Sure fire cure for a hangover, Harry. You take a glass of nearly frozen unstrained tomato juice.
You plop a couple of oysters in there. You drink it down....
Madam, I have been looking for person that dislikes gravy all my life
let us swear eternal friendship. -- Sydney Smith (1771-1845) English clergyman and essayi...