Not the What? The Who?

From Disorderly Conduct: Verbatim Excerpts from Actual Cases by Rodney R. Jones, Charles M. Sevilla and Gerald F. Uelmen, here's an actual court transcript featuring The Who:

The Court: I got the Quadrophenia, but then he said somebody played in it, and I didn’t get that.

Prosecutor: The Who.

The Court: The what?

Witness: Musicians.

Prosecutor: The Who.

Witness: The Who.

The Court: Who?

Witness: The Who. That’s the name of the band.

The Court: So that’s the name of the group, the Who?

Witness: Yes, the Who.

The Court: Not the What? The Who?

Witness: No, the Who.

The Court: You got it, everybody? The Quadrophenia is a movie with the Who.

Witness: Punk rockers.

The Court: All right.

Abbott and Costello would've been proud! Via Futility Closet


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Punk rockers? No. Mods? No, some people just think that because of Quadraphenia. They were just a pop band. Not a rock band, there was no such thing in 1964.

Pop, got it?
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Love it! Of course it reminds me of that great Credibility Gap comedy routine from the '70s, featuring Harry Shearer and the gang: "Who's On First?" about the lineup of a rock festival featuring The Who, The Guess Who, Yes, etc. Naturally, some confusion resulted!
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