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Do you yearn for her?

Do you yearn for her?
Do you yearn for her? –  From the Abbott and Costello radio show, “Spanish Acting School” Bud tries to teach Lou the meaning of the word ‘yearn’ (to long for, to desire …)
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Teller in the Bank

Teller in the Bank
Teller in the Bank –  From the Abbott and Costello radio show, “Marilyn Learns to Drive” – Bud tells Lou what position his brother has in his job at the bank. A joke in the same vein as their classic “Who’s on First?” routine Lou Costello: Can you...
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She’s penny wise

She's penny wise - From the Abbott and Costello radio show, "Driving Lessons with Marilyn" - Lou talks about his would-be romance with the beautiful Marilyn Maxwell
She’s penny wise –  From the Abbott and Costello radio show, “Driving Lessons with Marilyn” – Lou talks about his would-be romance with the beautiful Marilyn Maxwell Lou Costello: There’s only one problem with our romance; She’s penny wise. Bud Abbott: Marilyn’s penny wise?
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Abbott and Costello talk about horses

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello talk about horses – a joke from Abbott and Costello’s radio show, April 28, 1948
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello talk  about horses – a joke from Abbott and Costello’s radio show, April 28, 1948 Bud Abbott: Talk sense. What do you know about horses. Lou Costello: Abbott, I was born on a horse. Bud Abbott: How could you be born on a horse?
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Abbott and Costello talk about Lou’s new dog

Abbott and Costello talk about Lou's new dog, a Christmas present from Mrs. Niles - from the Abbott and Costello radio show
Abbott and Costello talk about Lou’s new dog, a Christmas present from Mrs. Niles – from the Abbott and Costello radio show (From Abbott and Costello’s radio show, December 30, 1943)Lou Costello: Oh, Abbott, the worst thing just happened to me!Bud Abbott: No!Lou Costello: Yeah, Mrs. Niles gave me...
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Loan me 50 dollars

Lou Costello and Bud Abbott in Newsweek 1940
Abbott and Costello skit – Loan me 50 dollars One of the classic  Abbott and Costello  routines, where Bud Abbott takes advantage of a common math mistake that we all make to fleece his pal, Lou Costello, out of all of his money.  The skit ends with a...
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