Thursday, December 22, 2005

History of the day for December 22

In 1937, Louie Cramer, antisocial barber, writes the phrasebook that would later become the industry standard for small talk during the haircut. Among the most popular of his ideas is "So, how about that [local sports team]? Sure hope they beat the [crosstown rivals]!"

2 comments:

Nick said...

I love the Crosstown Rivals. They look really good this season.

jiggs said...

I want to be in a band called "the crosstown rivals"