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Posted by Bob on January 08, 2005

In Reply to: Re: Explanation posted by Smokey Stover on January 08, 2005

: : : Can any one explain what is meant by "get the flit"

: : Flit is the name for an insecticide and "Get the flit" was one of its slogans.

: I think perhaps we should do a conflation of the two slogans offered. It actually appeared in more than one form, so both are probably right. But the one I remember is, "Quick, Henry, get the Flit!" Those were the days. SS

It turns out that "Quick, Henry, the Flit!" was coined by none other than Dr. Seuss:
http://www.pickens.k12.sc.us/hesteachers/laboonac/web%20pages/dr%20seuss%20bio.htm