If you get an outfit, you can be a cowboy too


Mabel, to Rose and Henry:  “Howdy, silly slinkers!”

Me:  “I think you mean ‘city slickers.'”

Mabel:  “Oh.  I always thought it was silly slinkers.”

(10 bonus points to the first person to identify the allusion in the post title.)

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8 Responses to If you get an outfit, you can be a cowboy too

  1. Jen says:

    I thought it was The Lion King, but that was “You can be a big pig, too.” I googled it and I was way off. No 10 pts for me.

  2. Anneke says:

    It’s the Smothers Brothers. Anneke, Guardian of High Culture, wins.

  3. Lili says:

    Siblings don’t count, I assume. And anyway, Anneke beat me to it.

  4. Lili says:

    This one goes great with the the cowgirl photo of Rose. Now you need them of Ike and Henry. 🙂 (Oh! And Hazel!)

  5. Lili says:

    Also, I think you should use that one in your next malaprop episode 😉

  6. zstitches says:

    Anneke, I hereby award you 10 points. Spend it wisely.

    Jen, you get props for wildest leap.

    Lili, good idea, but I’ll have to take the photos one at a time (we only have the one cowboy hat.) Oh, and siblings count.

  7. Jessie W. says:

    Isn’t it from the film “City Slickers”? 🙂

  8. Oh, man! I wanted to be the first one to answer. I wandered by too late …

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