Comments: Read, read twine (verb must be taken to be in the past tense, or the [lame] pun won't work)

tell it to the marines? not familiar with that one at all. Someone help me out here

Posted by Liz at May 18, 2005 01:35 AM

A brief explanation.

Posted by Francis at May 18, 2005 08:09 AM

A few years ago, someone got a less-than-$1000 question wrong on Millionaire about "tell it to the Marines" and went home with zero.

Apparently, this phrase is not known everywhere. I know it because a NYC-area bank used it in its advertising.

Posted by Ellen at May 19, 2005 04:17 AM
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