n.— «I’ve learned that the phrase “Hanukkah bush” was what people called Christmas trees put up in Jewish homes.» —“Yiddle Me This” by Liz Spikol Philadelphia Weekly (Pa.) Nov. 16, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)
Tammy in Atlanta, Georgia, says her father-in-law often uses the expression That’s too much sugar for a dime, suggesting that something is more trouble than it’s worth. Variations include too much sugar for a cent, too much sugar for a...
Listeners continue to chime in on the topic of funny street names. One of them points out that in Philadelphia, there’s a Rhoads Street and a Street Road. This is part of a complete episode.