Re: [gardeners] Monday in the garden - NOT

margaret lauterbach (
Thu, 17 Feb 2000 07:50:32 -0700

At 06:23 AM 2/17/2000 -0600, you wrote:
>Neuru L - Classical Studies wrote:
>> On Mon, 14 Feb 2000, George Shirley wrote:
>> snip>
>> > I've been cleaning up my office which is now starting to look more
>> > business like and less like Fibber McGee's Closet (Only the golden
>> > oldies will remember that one). Should do this more often as I found a
>> > case of one gallon jars I had misplaced last year.
>> Wasn't that the Great Gildersleeve?  I remember listening to a sustained
>> scream and the sound of falling junk but maybe I'm conflating the 2.
>> We hit -18 last night, again, and are still  under 2'+ of snow.  Still
>> wouldn't trade - I don't like the heat.
>> Lucinda
>Yup, confused a bit. The Great Gildersleeve was McGee's friend and
>rival, both on the same show. Forget the actor's name but had a
>magnificent bass voice.
BUT Gildersleeve went on to his own series. The first successful broadcast
spin-off. I was too young (ahem) to remember when Gildersleeve was on
Fibber's show, but do remember the separate series. Margaret L