Posted by Gary Martin on March 16, 2008 at 14:04:
In Reply to: Greased lightning posted by Joe on March 16, 2008 at 14:03:
: I'm looking for the original of the phrase "greased lightning"...? All I know is the earliest occurrence I know of is in the film Some Like It Hot in 1959. Any ideas?
It is quite a bit earlier than that. See: