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Free soda crackers

Posted by ESC on February 27, 2004

In Reply to: Happy times and "pass the soda crackers". posted by Patti on February 26, 2004

: Anybody know where this saying came from and what it means?

I had a vague memory that they used to give out free crackers at old country stores. I googled and found:

"An inexhaustible supply of free soda crackers was provided, but checkers and cards were banned, as was the traditional sawdust box for tobacco chewers."