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ADS-L Digest - 24 Apr 1998 to 25 Apr 1998 98-04-26 00:00:28
There are 6 messages totalling 374 lines in this issue.

Topics of the day:

1. B-E-D
2. St Louis Blues
3. Writing prescriptions
4. A raft of...?
5. Navy expression
6. Thole story


Date: Sat, 25 Apr 1998 08:55:06 EDT
From: Bapopik
Subject: B-E-D

This cartoon was in the Wall Street Journal, PEPPER...and Salt, 14
February 1962, pg. 14, col. 5. A man leaves the office, telling his

"And if anyone else from the S.B.A., the F.T.C., or the B.D.S.A. calls, tell
them I've gone home to B.E.D."

My father used to say this all the time--"it's time for B-E-D."
We have V-E-Ts on this list. Does "B-E-D" come from the A-R-M-Y? Or
maybe it was a joke on a Phil Silvers show? I did the "spelling bee" some
weeks ago; why would anyone S-P-E-L-L the simple, three-letter word "bed"?
Clearly, I'm in T-R-O-U-B-L-E, and I just can't D-I-V-O-R-C-E myself from
the situation. Is it related to H-A-double R-I-G-A-N spells HARRIGAN or K-E-
N-N-E-D-Y spells KENNEDY?
Oh well. Take off my B-V-Ds, put on my P-Js, and go to....