34288Re: [Czechlist] Re: bad spelling at Mozilla
- Sep 1, 2007I don't think the word "sliders" ever stopped being in vogue, because
people were calling White Castle hamburgers "sliders" even in the
1980s. I think it's just an established slang word.
On Aug 31, 2007, at 10:52 AM, Robert Chudek wrote:
> Yup, "threads" was a 'cool' word for clothing when I was in school
> during the 50's & 60's (MN, USA).
> What caught my attention last week was the White Castle commercial
> on television where they used the word "sliders" during the ad! As
> kids, we referred to these inexpensive hamburgers as "sliders". It
> was semi-derogatory in the context they were small, cheap, greasy,
> and would slide right through your digestive system. When you said
> "Let's go get some sliders", everyone knew what you were talking
> about! Maybe the word is in vogue 50 years later?
> Robert Chudek
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