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Re: --- do it ----

Posted by Smokey Stover on July 07, 2005

In Reply to: --- do it ---- Posted by Will Havercroft on July 07, 2005

: I'd really like to know the original version of the joke-phrase, oft customized for signs or whatever, most notably used in one episode of the Simpsons:

: "Bartenders do it 'till you barf"

: Other versions I've seen include "Rogues do it from behind" (Penny Arcade) and "Milkmen do it on your doorstep" (Father Ted).

: Can anyone shed light on this?

I'd like to think it all comes from a toast I once heard, although I suspect that's not the case.

Here's to it and for it and to it again,
Let's all get to it to do it again.
The bees do it and die.
The birds do it and fly.
The dogs do it and stick to it,
So why don't you and I?
No? SS