When We Was Fab #socs

Must start with George Harrison’s “When We Was Fab,” from 1987’s Cloud Nine.

I had a friend, who when something was particularly good, would say it was “gear fab,” both of them slang terms that were used by The Beatles (and probably the youth of Northern England at the time) when something was good. I often refer to The Beatles as The Fab Four, or simply The Fabs, because George did and because it’s just easier to type with one hand.

There was (and very well might still be) a laundry detergent called Fab.

See? Borax!

And, let’s not forget the Britcom Absolutely Fabulous, or “Ab Fab,” which starred Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley. I was never able to get into it, sorry.

Before I sign off, thanks to everyone who’s been participating in the A to Z Challenge and everyone who’s stopped by to leave comments. I’ll get to all of you, I promise…


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