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Old 04-28-2003, 02:25 PM
TheRealJohnPeat TheRealJohnPeat is offline
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Martin and Lewis or Amos and Andy?

Sorry if this has been asked before - but my other-half wants to know the significance of these as alternate ways of taking your "$5 Milkshake" in the eyes of 'Buddy Holly' (not much of a waiter apparently)...

Martin and Lewis will be Dean and Jerry I assume?

Amos and Andy is lost on us UK folks tho (or at least me) and therefore we're stuck...

Any Milkshake experts out there?

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JP
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Old 04-28-2003, 02:27 PM
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Martin & Lewis = 2 scoops of vanilla
Amos & Andy = 2 scoops of chocolate
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Old 04-28-2003, 02:27 PM
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Martin and Lewis were white.
Amos and Andy were black.
ie do you want a vanilla or chocolate shake?

Interestingly, Amos and Andy got its start on radio and all the parts were voiced by white actors.
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Old 04-28-2003, 02:32 PM
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"Amos and Andy" was a popular comedy series in the U.S., first on radio, and later on television. It revolved around the comical antics and misadventures of a group of African-American friends, including Amos, Andy, and the Kingfish.

During the 1940s, when the show was on radio, the voices were all supplied by white comedians, who put on exaggerated "black" accents. When the show was adapted for television, however, all parts were played by actual black actors. Still, the racial stereotypes persisted.

I'm 42, and most Americans my age or younger have never seen or heard the show. That's because the portrayals of black Americans were widely regarded as crude, insulting and racist. Most modern television stations don't want to risk offending black viewers, so they don't broadcast old episodes of the series. Any TV station that tried to broadcast re-runs of "Amos and Andy" would probably be picketed by Jesse Jackson!
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Old 04-28-2003, 02:50 PM
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Burns & Allen = vanilla with nuts.

Jayne Mansfield = two large scoops.
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Old 04-28-2003, 02:51 PM
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Al Jolson = vanilla ice cream with chocolate syrup.
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Old 04-28-2003, 02:57 PM
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Milton Berle = only use as much ice cream as you have to.
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Old 04-28-2003, 02:59 PM
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Pat Boone: chocolate with all the chocolate parts removed

Righteous Brothers = nobody can tell whether it's chocolate or vanilla (but it's really vanilla)
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Old 04-28-2003, 03:07 PM
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Rip Taylor = vanilla with SPRINKLES!!!
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Old 04-28-2003, 03:15 PM
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Dean Martin: Vanilla covered with rum.

Little Richard: Tooti Frooti.

Robert DeNiro: Vanilla with brown sugar.

Prince: Little tiny scoop of chocolate, with cream (sheboogie bop).
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Old 04-28-2003, 03:17 PM
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Lucy & Dezi = Strawberry scoop w/Brazil nuts
Liberace = vanilla scoop w/fruit hidden underneath
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Old 04-28-2003, 03:25 PM
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Josephine Baker = chocolate with banana slices

Jean Harlow = vanilla with whipped cream on top
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Old 04-28-2003, 03:30 PM
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Pepe Le Pew = French Vanilla scoop w/black licorice stripes
Doris Day = cherry vanilla scoop
Cover Girl = strawberry cheesecake scoop
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Old 04-28-2003, 03:32 PM
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Judy Garland = vanilla with gin and Nembutal sprinkles

Harry Belafonte = mocha ice cream, "day old."
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Old 04-28-2003, 03:33 PM
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Liberace = vanilla scoop w/fruit hidden underneath
I think you're thinking of the Rock Hudson. The Liberace has the fruit on top!


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Old 04-28-2003, 03:36 PM
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A little more information than I needed but go right ahead

8)

Thanks!

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Old 04-28-2003, 03:41 PM
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The Pam and Tommy Lee: two really big scoops of vanilla on a really big banana.

The Clark Kent: Superman ice cream hidden beneath a layer of vanilla.

The Justin and Britney: Two scoops of Bubblegum ice cream with a smashed cherry on top.
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Old 04-28-2003, 03:48 PM
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Madonna = vanilla, frozen rock-hard, with chocolate, then vanilla, then butterscotch, then strawberry syrup.

Michael Jackson = chocolate with vanilla syrup and lots of little nuts.
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Old 04-28-2003, 03:57 PM
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Anne Heche -- vanilla, with chocolate topping. No, wait. Strawberry! No, wait...
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Old 04-28-2003, 04:20 PM
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I think you're thinking of the Rock Hudson. The Liberace has the fruit on top!
Uh, only if you want your ice cream parlor sued by the man.

Pam Grier = coffee ice cream w/chocolate syrup
Marx Bros. special = one scoop each of Pistachio, Rocky Road, Cappuccino & Vanilla, all topped w/coconut & animal crackers.
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Old 04-28-2003, 04:25 PM
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The Woody Harrelson: Vanilla with hash brownies.
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Old 04-28-2003, 05:37 PM
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Wouldn't the Michael Jackson be white chocolate?
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Old 04-28-2003, 06:34 PM
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The Woodward and Bernstein: A big scoop but they won't tell you where it came from.
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Old 04-28-2003, 08:33 PM
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The Fred and Ginger: Spiced vanilla ... on tap!
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