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Jive Talk of the 1940's

The honey was very well aware As she went flitting by That all the goof-offs hanging out Were giving her the eye. She didn’t mind they stole a gander As she saw them standing there Admiring her newly shortened skirts And giving her gams a stare. As long as she wasn’t a real armpit And hadn’t been around the block They would try to out do each other In cornering her stock. She knew if a hot dog made a pass She could hail the black and white And he would do some small time In the town joint, over night. Joyce Johnson 01/12/12 For Craig Cornish’s “Talk That Way” contest. Won a 3rd in contest

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Date: 2/25/2012 6:03:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in Craig's "Talk That Way" contest Joyce. Love, Carol
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Date: 2/24/2012 9:14:00 PM
JOYCE~CONGRATUALTIONS! With your wonderful win.. ;-)~ always*PD
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Date: 2/24/2012 7:22:00 PM
Congrats Joyce,a winner it is. :o)
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Date: 2/24/2012 7:02:00 PM
LOve your jive talking the second time around as well, Joyce. BIG congrats on your win.
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Date: 2/24/2012 5:28:00 PM
great win here momma...i like...
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Date: 2/24/2012 7:39:00 PM
a dying language that needs to be remembered! good one cousin Joyce...Don
Date: 1/18/2012 1:16:00 PM
brilliant entry Joyce, good luck in the contest. Elizabeth
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Date: 1/15/2012 12:47:00 PM
A very character full write Joyce..) well worth my reading..!
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Date: 1/13/2012 10:10:00 AM
This is a sure winner. I liked it because you took me back in time when you were the girl with the gams. Oh what a time to remember. We all have our turn to be a certain age. And I have ages to come lord permiting. Currently enjoying the age of wisdom.
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Date: 1/12/2012 11:56:00 PM
hahaha. YOu TELL'em lady!! That's the way to jive talk!!! Good going.
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Date: 1/12/2012 8:22:00 PM
I wonder if Army Intelligence had something to do with putting code words into everyday conversation back in the forties. This is slick, Joyce.
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Date: 1/12/2012 7:36:00 PM
Very well done !!! Enjoyed ....good luck !! Fingers crossed for you !!
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Date: 1/12/2012 7:19:00 PM
This one is a winner for sure!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!! Good luck in the contest, not that you need it!!!!
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