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  • n. Plural form of carhop.


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  • And there were girls, sometimes on roller skates, called carhops, so Americans could eat where they did so much else -- in their cars.

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  • What would be really cool is if the carhops had to compete for customers and you could watch them hip-checking each other as they carried their trays out to the cars.

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  • The Varsity known for their awesome hotdogs and 1950′s style drive-in atmosphere complete with carhops.

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  • And who can forget the carhops of the late 1950's and early 60's who skated out to deliver malts, burgers, and fries on trays that hung onto the outside of your car window?

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  • No one ever got out; we sat in our seats and waited for the carhops and eased the wheels forward or back as new cars pulled up and old ones drove off.

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  • All you have to do is put it out in the city park and turn it into a restaurant (like the Russians did with theirs) and you can have carhops roller skating all over the place with the food.

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  • The average Sonic drive-in with carhops on skates, says CEO J. » Wheel profits

  • Sonic is looking to mitigate some costs by suggesting wrist and knee pads and safety head gear … not as cool as the old-school carhops, but surely more cost effective. » Wheel profits

  • Serving made-to-order American classics and signature menu items, Sonic offers speedy service from friendly carhops as well as heaped helpings of fun and personality.

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  • But seriously, even if Sonic did try to serve beer--which would almost have to be at the sit-down area only, and from the picture, it appears it'll be months before that section gets any business--most of the carhops I've seen wouldn't be old enough to serve.

    "Cherry Limeade is all well and good, but I doubt they'll have a pitcher of Old Style for a buck fifty on Thursdays."


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