Website: www.theguardian.com/article/’The Martini: the ultimate of cocktail-hour sophistication’ by Henry Jeffreys The 5th of June, 2015. A martini, please. Shaken, not stirred, is the way to go. Happiness is a dry martini with a wonderful lady, or a horrible woman, depending on your perspective.
Who said I must get out of these wet clothes and into a dry martini?
″Get me out of this wet suit and into a dry martini, George,″ he said to his valet. Tom Cullen of San Pedro expressed his skepticism about the veracity of this tale.
Why don’t you get out of those wet clothes and into a dry martini?
In the 1942 film ‘The Major and the Minor,’ Robert Benchley tells Ginger Rogers, ‘Why don’t you get out of that wet coat and into a dry martini?’ Benchley is referring to a wet coat. Despite the fact that Billy Wilder was a co-writer and director of the film, he claimed that Benchley came up with the statement.