M-tt L--r, well-known talking face on [a national TV network], as a huge float cruises by, covered in oddly-attired dancers: "The cast of Nice Work If You Can Get It, presenting a medley of George and Ira Gershwin hits including Ess Wonderful."
Yep. That's what the person said. "S. Wonderful."
'Cos he never heard this:
'Swonderful. Ya idiot. Lives in Manhattan, works in the media, f'gosh sakes, and he dunno the Gershwin oeuvre forwards and backwards? Wow. More white toast and milk, Mr. L---r?
ETA: Try the Diana Krall version.
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