Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: A theory
From: (David McIntyre)
Date: 1990-05-11, 13:21

In article <> (The Ancient Programmer) writes:
> >In article (Jonathan D.) writes:
>> >>
>> >>The phrase "That gum you like is going to come back in style" (I know
>> >>it's not precisely that..) has been nagging at the back of my brain.
>> >>I've been trying to think what sort of gum that would be, because I
>> >>can't accept that it's Wrigley's Doublemint.  That's too obvious.
>> >>
>> >>I was thinking about the other types of gum that we know of...
> >
> >	I think that it's Blackjack gum that's being refered to. That 
> >would be consistant with the One Eyed Jacks etc.  It was fairly popular 
> >around the 1950s.  I don't remember when it was taken off the market.
> >

Ah, but strangely enough, Blackjack is back!  Buffalo Bob (of Howdy
Dowdy fame) has tv and radio ads announcing the return of this gum.
I thought that this fits really well with the show, since this revival
would have been happening about the time the boys were writing the

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