Voices from Russia

Saturday, 8 September 2012

8 September 2012. Have a Smile with Groucho… “You Bet Your Life…”


For those not in the know, You Bet Your Life was Groucho‘s TV show in the late ’50s and early ’60s (everybody watched it for Groucho’s witty double entendres). Alas, some of his most famous “quotes” were just “urban legends“, such as the one where he supposedly told a woman with a lot of kids, “Lady, I like my cigar, too, but I take it out of my mouth occasionally”. That wouldn’t have passed the censors back then…


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