Cracker Jacks


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A regional slang term for crack cocaine smokers
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"She looked at me sweetly and said, 'I don't need a fancy ring--you could give me a ring out of a Cracker Jack box, and I would be happy," recalls Benton.
It's not recording, this is just a matchbox from a box of Cracker Jacks. Tahoe is further west than Los Angeles.
Or bubblegum wrappers or magical tricks.//She doesn't keep cookies or cornsticks to munch/Or crispy salt crackers or celery to crunch.//She doesn't keep postcards or bent paper clips/Or yo-yos or tickets from trolleybus trips.//She doesn't keep thimbles or licorice drops/Or Cracker Jacks, whistles, or peppermint pops.//She keeps in her pocket--can you guess who?//A baby kangaroo.
We would perch on the edges of our seats chewing on a Milky Way or munching on Cracker Jacks, and we kept our eyes glued to the big screen, anxiously awaiting the next action scene.
Candy corn, wax teeth, Tootsie Roll Pops and Cracker Jacks. Our pillow cases swelled and bulged, and Dr.
But in the past two years, a contingent of library believers has positioned Creswell to get the "real thing": a 3,500-square-foot library that would be more than three times the size of the current Cracker Jacks box.
In the "Auteur," 1973-75, and "Candy" paintings, 1976-77, titles refer to films and directors, and subject matter includes movie-house treats like Cracker Jacks, Cadbury bars, and Abba-Zabas.
So my heart goes out to the little guy, and also my fist, as I pound on the wall trying to get him to stop whatever it is he's doing that sounds like somebody digging into a box of Cracker Jacks. (Which is hardly worth the effort these days, since the prize is just a piece of colored cardboard from China.)
For its time, the fair was impossibly grand, the biggest American event since the Civil War; it would introduce Cracker Jacks, Aunt Jemima's pancake mix ("slave in a box," as its makers dubbed it), the Ferris Wheel, and a whole host of other products, as well as popularizing the new miracle of alternating current.
Once there were just Cracker Jacks (caramel-coated popcorn and peanuts).