Author Archives: Matthew Guichard

Recipe – Jewish

Jewish Recipe Latkes 2 large Idaho potatoes, 1 small onion; 1 small egg; 3 tbsp all-purpose flour; 1/2 tsp. salt;  oil or shortening 1/4″ deep in frying pan. Peel the potatoes and shred them into a bowl of cold water. Drain and squeeze out all the excess liquid. Grate the onion into the potatoes; stir… Continue Reading »

Recipe – Jewish

Jewish Recipe Stuffed cabbage rolls (Halishkes) 1 large head cabbage; onion; 2 cans (8 oz. each) tomato sauce; 2 sauce cans water; 1 1/2 lbs chopped chuck; 1 onion, chopped; 3/4 cup raw rice; 1 1/2 tsp salt; 1/2 tsp pepper; 1/2 cup water; 3 tbsp lemon juice; 1 package (12 oz. ) pitted prunes;… Continue Reading »


Joke, WII Military Joke and Performers Analysis: I would start the joke by telling them I had a friend who had flown a bomber in the General Doolittle raid on Tokyo. They flew two engine bombers from the deck of an aircraft carrier in the Pacific. And they didn’t know, after bombing Tokyo, how far… Continue Reading »

Folk Speech

Expression, WWII Military Expression: Did you get any poontangin? Performers analysis: And then they had an expression for the sex act. I was never able to figure out what its derivation was–and I never cared to ask. Instead of saying something like “Did you get any sex?”,  they would ask, “Did you get any poontangin?”… Continue Reading »