“Kiss My Grits” and 9 Other Phrases You Learned From TV
There we were, a generation of sponges soaking it all up from the magic box plugged into the wall. If this is the Internet Generation then we were the TV generation. We ate with Alice at Mel’s Diner, we hung out in the projects with Florida, James and J.J. Evans, we spent hours on Walton’s Mountain and we learned to repeat like trained parrots the phrases we heard on television. Every memorable TV character had a catch phrase, even Walter Cronkite on the CBS Evening News had sign off that we could all repeat in our sleep. So how many of you remember what the kids from Welcome Back Kotter used to say when they wanted to put someone in their place? Well see how many of these famous phrases hit your memory button!