[sumo] Beatniks to hippies

clive kewell ulli_clive.kewell at t-online.de
Thu Aug 28 13:28:00 EDT 2008


"Earle Jones" <earle.jones at comcast.net> schrieb:
> 
> On Aug 27, 2008, at 6:41 AM, Leigh Solland (on Webmail) wrote:
> 
> > Quoting clive kewell <ulli_clive.kewell at t-online.de>:
> >
> >>
> >> <jdouglas at nyc.rr.com> schrieb:
> >>> You know you're a beatnik if:
> >>>
> >>> You find yourself snapping your fingers in agreement following a  
> >>> speech or
> >> performance.
> >>>
> >>> Jean-Paul Sartre makes you smirk.
> >>>
> >>> You wear a beret in the summer.
> >>>
> >>> Huzayomama -
> >>>
> >> You know you´re a beatnik if you STILL wear black even while you 
> >> ´re having a
> >> shower, although it may be grey instead of black nowadays ;)
> >>
> >
> > You know you're a beatnik if you have a maid come in once a week to  
> > dirty up.
> >
> > Iwayama
> 
> *
> Let me see if I have this right:
> 
> In the '40s you wore a 'zoot suit'.
> In the '50s you were 'hep' -- a real 'hepcat'.
> 'Hep' changed to 'hip' around the '60s.
> 'Hep' meant you were hot.  'Hip' meant you were cool.
> Cool jazz was 'hip'.  Dave Brubeck was hip. Brubeck's alto sax player,  
> Paul Desmond was even more hip -- the coolest.
>  From 'hip' came 'hippie' -- when?
> Next, the 'beat' generation.
> If you were a member of the beat generation, you were a  
> 'beatnik' (coined by, I think, the late Herb Caen -- columnist for the  
> San Francisco Chronicle.)
> 
> What's next?
> 
> earle
> *
> 
> Healthnik ?

Clive




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