From: Roy T. Fielding (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu May 17 2001 - 14:22:59 PDT
On Tue, May 15, 2001 at 03:17:29PM -0400, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> BTW, does anyone know the etymology of the expression, "Oh, the
First I heard it was in the movie/radio reel from the Hindenburg disaster.
The big blimp that went boom! The announcer said it as the molten metal
started to collapse around almost-survivors on the ground. It was probably
common before that, but I think anyone who uses the phrase now is
remembering it from that movie reel.
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