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Re: Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker.

Posted by GPP on September 11, 2003

In Reply to: Candy is dandy but liquor is quicker. posted by Beth on September 11, 2003

: what does it mean and when and how can I use this sentence without being obscure?
: Thanks.

I don't think you can. This isn't an anonymous 'phrase', it's a quote from a poet named Ogden Nash, and is well know as such. It's a humorous summation of advice to a guy hoping to get a girl into bed with him. If you do use it, you should properly put it in quotation marks, and attribute it to Nash.