In a similar vein
Posted by Brian from Shawnee on May 09, 2006
In Reply to: In a similar vein posted by Smokey Stover on May 09, 2006
: : : Okay, curiosity: the phrase "in a similar vein" Origins? Have seen it 'vain,' 'vane,' and 'vein'
: : It's vein all right. Thoughts and conversations flow as blood flows, along a path. Does "Mad" magazine still exist? Their motto was "Humor in a Jugular Vein."
: It does. SS
There's even a Mad TV show now. Check your local Fox affiliate's listings for late Saturday night.