Also known as decorating an object (such as a flower pot) by gluing other things to it and then adding liberal coats of varnish. See also 70's, Crafts.
For children. Inside a metal lunch box. Didn't matter if it was Barbie, Hong Kong Fooey, or Hot Wheels; the Thermos bottle had a glass lining. The lining would last approximately two days, if it didn't in fact break on the way to school. I remember actually pursing my lips and actually drinking my milk through the glass. It took the lunchbox people around eight years or so figure out that it was a bad idea. See also 70's, Children, Schools.
Subset of Soft Rock distinguished by nautical song themes and album art. Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Christopher Cross, and Toto were the most significant practitioners, with Cross's Sailing being the signature expression of the genre. Further details available here. See also 70's, 80's, Wealth.
Yes, the show's trademark innuendo and misunderstandings could be funny, but what makes the show inherently funny is that the situation driving this situational comedy was a landlord who was tolerant of homosexuals but not unmarried cohabitation. Was there really a point in American culture when this was plausible? See also 70's, Homosexual, Sitcom.