Saturday, June 21, 2014

Saturday 9

Little Red Corvette

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Saturday 9: LIttle Red Corvette
(recommended by Smellyann) 

No link this week. Prince apparently is very strict about copyright infringement.

1) The subject of this song is frankly sexual. Do you blush easily? not really

2) Prince is his real name (Prince Rogers, to be exact). Growing up, his relatives called him "Skipper." Do you have any nicknames within your family? other than my hubby calling me sweetie, nope

3) Prince says he's "obsessed" with Mozart and reads whatever he can find about the composer. What's the last book you read? I am reading The Outcast by Jolina Petersheim

4) Between Prince and The Beach Boys, the Corvette is a much sung-about car. Tell us about your vehicle. I drive a Mercury Mariner

5) In the 1980s, when Prince was popular, MTV could turn a song into a hit. In 2014, how do you hear new music? on my iPhone, via iTunes radio

6) In 1982, when "Little Red Corvette" ruled the airwaves, Braniff Airways shocked the travel industry and threw passengers into chaos by declaring bankruptcy. When did you last fly? Did your trip go smoothly? It has been at least 10 years since I have flown, and from what I remember correctly, it went ok

7) 1982 is also the year Disney opened Epcot. Have you ever been to a Disney park? yep, Disney World 3 times

8) 1982 is the year Cheers premiered. The sitcom was set in a bar where "everybody knows your name." Tell us about your favorite local bar or restaurant. TGIFriday's

9) The 1980s were considered a highpoint in professional tennis, with Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe dominating the sport. Do you play tennis? no



  1. Oh I miss TGIFridays! Ours closed down a few years ago.

  2. We don't have a TGIFridays where we moved to, but I use to love going to the one near where I worked out in CA.

  3. I think the last time I went to a Friday's was in Orlando. The place was about half full and they told us it would be an hour wait. Thank goodness Chili's was across the street.

  4. Sweetie is a good nickname. Could be worse. :-) I used to love TGIFridays too but they are no longer around here.


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