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{{a|g|{{disaster cafe}}}}Our salute to the ''very'' occasional missteps, real or imagined, of the world of finance. Named for the scene in ''Naked Gun 2½''<ref>'''No-one''' should be surprised to hear the [[JC]] is a devotee of Zucker and Abrahams films, okay? ''No-one''.</ref> at which Frank Drebin visits the Disaster Cafe, adorned with pictures of the sinking titanic, the [[Hindenburg]], the San Francisco Earthquake, the Ford Edsel, and [[Michael Dukakis]].<ref>Youngsters who don’t know who Mike Dukakis is will just have to go unfulfilled. Okay,  {{google2|Mike|Dukakis}}.</ref>
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{{a|g|{{disaster cafe}}}}Our salute to the ''very'' occasional missteps, real or imagined, of the world of finance. Named for the scene in ''Naked Gun 2½''<ref>'''No-one''' should be surprised to hear the [[JC]] is a devotee of Zucker and Abrahams films, okay? ''No-one''.</ref> in which the great Frank Drebin visits the [[Disaster Cafe]], adorned with pictures of the sinking Titanic, the burning [[Hindenburg]], the San Francisco Earthquake, the [[Ford Edsel]], and [[Michael Dukakis]].<ref>Youngsters who don’t know who Mike Dukakis is will just have to go unfulfilled. Okay,  {{google2|Mike|Dukakis}}.</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 07:40, 4 December 2019

The Jolly Contrarian’s Glossary

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Our salute to the very occasional missteps, real or imagined, of the world of finance. Named for the scene in Naked Gun 2½[1] in which the great Frank Drebin visits the Disaster Cafe, adorned with pictures of the sinking Titanic, the burning Hindenburg, the San Francisco Earthquake, the Ford Edsel, and Michael Dukakis.[2]

See also

References

  1. No-one should be surprised to hear the JC is a devotee of Zucker and Abrahams films, okay? No-one.
  2. Youngsters who don’t know who Mike Dukakis is will just have to go unfulfilled. Okay, let me Google that for you.