Posted ByBobR on August 24, 2001 at 00:11:21:
In Reply to: Smudge Pot posted byTEADJones on August 22, 2001 at 16:06:46:
: This is a genuine request: What is a smudge pot? (As in, "I Married A Smudge Pot")
: I wonder what the OED would have to say "Invented by Arthur Smudge" or something...
I believe this was a type of warming device for protecting fruits and vegetables during cold spells in S. California.I supppose in context with the Benny show was either its appearance or odor.I could be wrong,however.