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Old 01-10-2013, 07:59 PM
 
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I believe some of these still exist:

Dance With A Stranger - Page 1 - News - Los Angeles - LA Weekly
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:11 PM
 
Location: SW Missouri
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My aunt Joanne did this for a living for a while in Kansas City during the early 1940s. Apparently, many of the girls would also do a lot more than dance if the man in question was interested and willing to pay the price. Taxi dancing wasn't all that innocent or pristine and there was plenty of groping going on (the girls received tips, so groping was permitted in the hopes for a big one....TIP, that is.)

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Old 01-10-2013, 08:26 PM
 
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On "The Waltons" television series, episode #120 "The Achievement" shows John-Boy Walton in supposedly 1938, at a taxi-dance in NY City where his friend Daisy from Virginia had gone to work.
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Old 01-12-2013, 12:14 PM
 
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Young men used to understand the concept of respect for a lady. I have my doubts that young men paying for a dance in this day and age would behave themselves and not think they had a right to grope, or worse.
"We didn't have white onions because of the war. The only thing you could get was those big yellow ones..."

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Old 01-12-2013, 02:06 PM
 
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"We didn't have white onions because of the war. The only thing you could get was those big yellow ones..."

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So I tied an onion to my belt, which was the style at the time. Now, to take the ferry cost a nickel, and in those days, nickels had pictures of bumblebees on 'em. Give me five bees for a quarter

Three wars back we called Sauerkraut "liberty cabbage" and we called liberty cabbage "super slaw" and back then a suitcase was known as a "Swedish lunchbox."

You see, back in those days, rich men would ride around in Zeppelins, dropping coins on people, and one day I seen J.D. Rockefeller flying by.
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