Blog on the Run: Reloaded

Wednesday, February 18, 2004 1:08 pm

Hey, ya — don’t shake it, you’ll break it

Filed under: Fun — Lex @ 1:08 pm

Rap duo Outkast has had a No. 1 hit with “HeyYa,” whose breakdown urges listeners to “shake it like a Polaroid picture.” But Polaroid is saying that shaking its pictures is actually not such a good idea.

But at least we now know that the phrase did originate with the practice of shaking the pictures to make them develop faster. I had wondered.

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