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“What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?”

“What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?”

R.E.M.’s song title refers to an incident in New York City in 1986, when two then-unknown assailants attacked journalist Dan Rather, while repeating “Kenneth, what is the frequency?”

Read More about the incident here: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=What%27s+the+frequency%2C+Kenneth%3F

 

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?” is a song by the American alternative rock band R.E.M. from their 1994 album Monster. It was the first single taken from the album, released three weeks later. It peaked at number 21 on the Billboard Hot 100, number 9 on the UK Singles Chart, and was the first song to debut at number one on Billboard Modern Rock Tracks.

See Also on Wikipedia: Dan Rather#”Kenneth, what is the frequency?”.

“This Is the Way We Roll”

“This Is the Way We Roll”

This Is the Way We Roll is a single released byHammer from the album Too Legit to Quit.[1]

The song was featured in the film, The Addams Family, and was performed by Hammer onSaturday Night Live. A music video was produced for the track as well.

Variations of this phrase have become a recent Catch Phrase

Read More: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/This_Is_the_Way_We_Roll

 

 

“Danger, Will Robinson”

“Danger, Will Robinson!” is a catchphrase from the 1960s’ American television series Lost in Space spoken by voice actor Dick Tufeld. The Robot B9, acting as a surrogate guardian, says this to young Will Robinson when the boy is unaware of an impending threat.

In everyday use, the phrase warns someone that they are about to make a mistake or that they are overlooking something. The phrase is also used in hacker culture.

Read More…. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danger,_Will_Robinson

“Great Caesar’s Ghost!”

“Great Caesar’s Ghost!”

Who: Perry White – Editor-In-Chief of the Daily Planet

Where: Metropolis in the Superman Comics.

Read More: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Great+Caesar%27s+Ghost

WikipediA Article on Perry White: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perry_White

 

And further Reading:

http://www.dccomics.com/characters/superman

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superman_%28comic_book%29

 

I didn’t get a “harrumph” out of that guy!

I didn’t get a “harrumph” out of that guy! – The Honorable William J. Lepetomane (Mel Brooks) in Blazing Saddles (1974)

http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0152998/quotes

The Governor expected everyone to show agreement with him by giving him a ‘harrumph’. One politician neglected to do so until urged on by Hedley Lamarr.

 

 

 

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