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Seinfeld’s 25 greatest contributions to the English ...
New York Post ^ | July 1, 2014

Posted on 07/02/2014 2:41:32 PM PDT by SMGFan

Twenty-five years ago this Saturday, “Seinfeld” debuted on NBC.

It didn’t do particularly well at first, but it slowly began gathering viewers and then — yada yada yada — it permanently changed the way that we, as New Yorkers, talk.

In honor of those 25 years, here are 25 things that “Seinfeld” added to the popular vernacular over the course of its nine seasons on the air (1989-98).

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


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First Season and Second were not that good.
1 posted on 07/02/2014 2:41:32 PM PDT by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan

Not that there’s anything wrong with it...


2 posted on 07/02/2014 2:42:50 PM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: SMGFan

episode 1 was July 5 , 1989, #2 to 5 May 31 to June 21, 1990

Second season was January to June 1991


3 posted on 07/02/2014 2:44:27 PM PDT by SMGFan (Sarah Michelle Gellar is now on twitter @RealSMG)
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To: SMGFan

Gotta see “The Bay-bee!”


4 posted on 07/02/2014 2:44:48 PM PDT by Rocko
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To: Labyrinthos

Are you the master of your domain?


5 posted on 07/02/2014 2:46:44 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: SMGFan

Another article about New Yawkers. Is there a place on Earth more provincial than New York??


6 posted on 07/02/2014 2:46:57 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL

Minneapolis, maybe...


7 posted on 07/02/2014 2:49:17 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: SMGFan

As far as I can tell, Kramerica Industries is a tiny apartment that may or may not have a chicken in it


8 posted on 07/02/2014 2:49:27 PM PDT by Brasky (You miss every shot you never take.)
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To: SMGFan

That was one magic loogie.


9 posted on 07/02/2014 2:49:35 PM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: Labyrinthos

“I always wanted to pretend that I was an architect.” Probably doesn’t qualify, but that line always cracks me up.


10 posted on 07/02/2014 2:49:36 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: SMGFan

Bizzaro world


11 posted on 07/02/2014 2:50:43 PM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: SMGFan

Its a shame that in that entire list, they didn’t even bother to mention Puddy. It feels like an Arbys night.


12 posted on 07/02/2014 2:52:00 PM PDT by Brasky (You miss every shot you never take.)
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To: SMGFan

“Worlds are colliding Jerry!”


13 posted on 07/02/2014 2:52:33 PM PDT by Hugin
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To: Hugin

Rush has invented more than 100 additions to common English.


14 posted on 07/02/2014 2:53:57 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: SMGFan
There are two that crack me up;

"Giddyup!"

"Sweet fancy Moses."


15 posted on 07/02/2014 2:55:35 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Can anyone tell me who the head of the Muslim peace movement is?)
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To: Brasky
Its a shame that in that entire list, they didn’t even bother to mention Puddy.

"You're going to Hell for being too bossy." I still occasionally use that one on Mrs. Hugin.

16 posted on 07/02/2014 3:00:05 PM PDT by Hugin
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To: SMGFan

That show solidly convinced me New Yorkers were to be avoided.


17 posted on 07/02/2014 3:04:51 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 ((VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!))
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
"It's more like a full-body dry heave set to music."
18 posted on 07/02/2014 3:05:22 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Red_Devil 232

The only thing Mississippi is first in is fat a****.


19 posted on 07/02/2014 3:07:50 PM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: SMGFan; MotleyGirl70; Cagey; Mr. Brightside; earlJam; Rb ver. 2.0; lesser_satan; Taffini; jdm; ...

Seinfeld ping list ping.

Yada, yada yada.


20 posted on 07/02/2014 3:08:03 PM PDT by Gamecock (There is room for all of God's animals. Right next to the mashed potatoes and gravy.)
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To: GeronL

Yeah, wherever the hell you live.


21 posted on 07/02/2014 3:12:22 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: SMGFan

Low Talker. Man Hands.


22 posted on 07/02/2014 3:13:09 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: Brasky

Mr. Pim. All of Elaine’s bosses.


23 posted on 07/02/2014 3:14:06 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: SMGFan

Was that wrong?


24 posted on 07/02/2014 3:15:12 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: Rocko
Gotta see “The Bay-bee!”

and, "maybe the dingo ate your baby!"

25 posted on 07/02/2014 3:21:41 PM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: SMGFan
Just don't be a Hipster Dufus.
26 posted on 07/02/2014 3:23:29 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Brasky

And with a Darren’s help we’ll get that chicken.


27 posted on 07/02/2014 3:23:56 PM PDT by JerseyDvl (Cogito Ergo Doleo Soetoro, ABO and of course FUBO!)
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To: SMGFan

No soup for you


28 posted on 07/02/2014 3:28:20 PM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: Brasky

“Yeh,....that’s right.”


29 posted on 07/02/2014 3:30:21 PM PDT by Hammerhead
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To: SMGFan

Didn’t Seinfeld also come with...Just Sayin!


30 posted on 07/02/2014 3:30:43 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: SMGFan

Stall Man


31 posted on 07/02/2014 3:31:19 PM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: latina4dubya

“Has anyone seen my fiance? For I have lost my fiance’!”


32 posted on 07/02/2014 3:32:13 PM PDT by Hammerhead
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To: onedoug

ping


33 posted on 07/02/2014 3:33:03 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: SMGFan

“She’s bald !”

“YOU’RE BALD !”


34 posted on 07/02/2014 3:33:15 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Hammerhead

“Jimmy likes Elaine.”


35 posted on 07/02/2014 3:33:18 PM PDT by Hammerhead
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To: SMGFan

They’re real and they’re spectacular!


36 posted on 07/02/2014 3:33:22 PM PDT by 867V309 (Don't tread on me, bro)
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To: SMGFan

Retail is for suckers


37 posted on 07/02/2014 3:33:26 PM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: Hammerhead

“I don’t have a square to spare.”


38 posted on 07/02/2014 3:33:55 PM PDT by Hammerhead
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To: SMGFan

Cabana wear


39 posted on 07/02/2014 3:36:30 PM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: SMGFan

Master packer


40 posted on 07/02/2014 3:37:07 PM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: SMGFan

A$$man


41 posted on 07/02/2014 3:38:36 PM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: SMGFan

Mimbo (one of my favorites)


42 posted on 07/02/2014 3:42:16 PM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: Army Air Corps
Are you the master of your domain?

Mulva ... ???

43 posted on 07/02/2014 3:42:56 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Labyrinthos

Are those “The panties your mother laid out for you?”


44 posted on 07/02/2014 3:45:12 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: miss marmelstein

I live in fly-over country. Or as some New Yakkers might put it “Iowa or Kansas or something like that”


45 posted on 07/02/2014 3:45:52 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Lmo56

Call it, the Bro...


46 posted on 07/02/2014 3:50:26 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Gamecock; MotleyGirl70; Cagey; Mr. Brightside; earlJam; Rb ver. 2.0; lesser_satan; Taffini; jdm; ...

I’m pretty sure the whole “Ping” list concept originated with Ping the delivery boy. I think it had to do with when he got pushed into a moving car when Elaine ran out to apologize to a virgin.


47 posted on 07/02/2014 3:51:10 PM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: SMGFan
Sponge-worthy.
48 posted on 07/02/2014 3:55:30 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: Rocko
"You're schmoopy!"

"No, you're schmoopy!"

49 posted on 07/02/2014 3:56:36 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: Hammerhead
Jerry: "what happened to your face? it looks like an old catcher's mitt..."

Kramer: "... look away! i'm hideous!"

50 posted on 07/02/2014 3:59:09 PM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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