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Re: [at-l] Re: Debates...

Yes! That's it exactly:  "arrrah-cee co-cola anna moon pie", along with some
"jewzie-frute choon-gum". A song of the South.

(spell checker's gonna have fits with that one).

- Gary from Fairfax

"W F Thorneloe, MD" wrote:

> WB, isn't RC Cola headquartered in Columbus, GA? As I recall, the way we
> said it sounded like "ROC co-cola anna MooonPie". I think that the "R" in
> pre 1965 South had 2 syllables (as the driver in "Driving Miss Daisy"
> read)and sort of turned into an RO sound. Brother Dave Gardner (a comedian
> who was either ahead of his time
> or the last gasp of racist comedians) told stories of Southerners and
> blacks living for these delicacies. I almost blame him for the
> popularization of the RC and Moonpie combination, dooming both to regional
> prejudices and tastes. He died of alcoholic liver disease 1/5 mile from my
> home about 15 years ago.
> RC kept its nickle soda longer and came out with a king size earlier than
> Coke. They didn't do as good a job of marketing. Heck, Dr. Pepper (10, 2 &
> 4) isn't recognizable from how it was marketed in the 50's.
> Damn, are we getting old?
> To make this trail related, does anyone know how Moonpies compare to Little
> Debbie cakes for weight and calories?
> OrangeBug
> --- WHHAWKINS@aol.com wrote:
>  > In a message dated 03/04/2000 9:47:14 PM EDT,
>  > garyticknor@starpower.net
>  > writes:
>  >
>  > << In East Carolina (which is east of North Carolina
>  > ;) one asks for an "RC
>  >  cok-cola" (sic) to eat with your Moon Pie. >>
>  >
>  > Its "Give me a RC Cola and Moon Pie"
>  > In the 1950's. The phrase "RC Cola and a MoonPieŽ"
>  > became well known around
>  > the South.
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