Dated Phrases

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These are sentences which refer to an event that was significant only for a short time, having been superseded by a bigger/better/nother version of it.


  • "If we can fly a man around the moon, why can't they fix $problem ?!"


  • "she grabbed her guitar and rode off on his Honda." -The Rebel, Allan Sherman
  • "Now, this here story I'm about to unfold took place back in the early nineties, just about the time of our conflict with Saddam and the Iraqis." -The Stranger, The Big Lebowski
  • "He's got more equipment than Gemini Control over there!" -Dick Van Dyke, "Love Thy Other Neighbor"
  • ... the heady days of The Sure Thing's "Hey, I'm talking to you cordless!".
  • Here's a photo that could only be taken at one time in one place