Posted by GPP on August 15, 2003
In Reply to: Where were you when the lights went out. posted by ESC on August 15, 2003
: : : I am wandering what the "where were you when the lights went out down in the cellar eating sour crout" would refer to. This is not a phrase I think it's an old saying.
: : : What is the difference between phrase's and old sayings?
: : : Hugs.
: : : Kim Whitworth
: : The only version of this I've ever heard is "Where was Moses when the lights went out?" ("In the dark.")
: There's a song and then there was a movie (Mary Tyler Moore?) after the blackout in the 60s.
Speaking of the lights being out, right at this moment there seems to be a problem in much of eastern North America, and about half the websites I've been trying to access are out of commission. BTW, that's "sauerkraut", not "sour crout".