it was pokomoko for abbot and costello, but niagara falls for the
On Jan 7, 2009, at 9:01 AM, Jeff Vorzimmer wrote:
> > This reminds me of the old vaudeville bit that Abbott & Costello
> had a
> > go at several times in both movies and television. The mention of a
> > place would turn a character (often played by Sid Fields) into a
> > maniac. There was a long shaggy dog story leading into it but then
> > the mere mention of the key word or words would prompt an explosion.
> > Usually it was a geographical location--Niagara Falls or
> > Kookamonga--the mere mention of which would send Fields into a
> > homicidal rage.
> It was Pokomoko--Pokomoko! Poookomoookoooo!!!! Slowly I turned, step
> by step, inch by inch . . .
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