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Re: [Czechlist] Re: bad spelling at Mozilla

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  • James Kirchner
    I 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
    Message 1 of 10 , Sep 1 5:19 AM
      I 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.

      Jamie

      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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