Groucho becomes speechless when he learns an income tax agent is to compete with an accounting student. Francis is single, and going to college in part, to find a husband. Groucho investigates the need for the economics degree. Raymond tells about being a floater, or key punch operator, for the income tax office. The topic they choose is, Duties of Cabinet Members, To build their money as high as they can.
A stenographer and a married man team up. He works for the overall company, Oxh Kosh B’Gosh. Groucho wants to have the stenographer take a letter. She doesn’t have her pencil, paper, and refuses to sit on Groucho’s lap to get to work. Their topic is, Dictionary Digests, And they try to build their $20 higher than the rest.
A single couple, who would like to be married are up next. Groucho puts his matchmaking skills to work to try and unite the two. Miss Silva is from Brazil, and is a student at UCLA. Groucho learns why she chose her college, and major. What about her partner, Bernard? Groucho doesn’t get to him much. Famous Painters, is the category they chose to build their money.
Will anybody say the secret word? Who will get the shot at the final round, and grand prize?
Note: Before computers, databases were stored on cards with holes punched in them. Each card was an individual record, and a collection of cards made up the database. Ohs Kosh B’Gosh, my grandpa’s favorite piece of clothing. Especially the ones with blue and white pen striping. On hot summer days, that’s all he would wear. Well… that and a matching pin stripe denim hat, red bandana, and farm boots.