Funny, in my youth, I sometimes would identify a beautiful girl coming near, by saying we needed to “go check out those picnic baskets.”
I forget where I first heard it said like that…
Maybe my dad told a story one time?
Teenage boys will do as teenage boys will do – and good grief I’m glad I’m past all that.
Simply speaking in a foreign language works too, I guess. 🙄
The Main Street store was run by Aldini the Magician—real name Alex Weiner—a mustachioed, tart-tongued spiel-meister who taught me all the Yiddish words I know, including the invaluable tuchis (meaning “ass”), which he used as a code word to indicate that a sexy girl had come into the shop.
-Steve Martin, Born Standing Up (Amazon)