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Who is famous for saying, "Keep those cards and letters coming in"?

Question #2836. Asked by helen.
Last updated Aug 19 2016.

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I seem to recall Dean Martin saying that at the end of his variety show each week back in the 60's.

May 29 2000, 11:45 PM
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Dean Martin

"Martin's show was a 'safe harbor', where the tuxedo-clad host smoked on-camera, joked about his drinking, large family, and inability to read cue cards, and encouraged his viewers to 'keep those cards and letters coming in'."

Response last updated by nautilator on Aug 19 2016.
Feb 29 2004, 9:44 AM
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Dean actually borrowed that from a country DJ of the early fifties, seems it may have been Wayne Rainey working for WCKY in Cincinatti, Ohio.

Jan 21 2007, 9:48 PM
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