Appendix:Snowclones/have X, will travel
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Early 1900s. Popularized by a 1950s radio and TV show Have Gun—Will Travel, in which the main character, Paladin, carried a business card with the phrase "HAVE GUN WILL TRAVEL".
- (snowclone) Indicates that the speaker is ready for everything, provided they have X (which can be something obviously available).
- Have Gavel, Will Travel (From a trading card from Disney's Toontown Online featuring the Big Wig)
- Frequency: Very frequent (upward of 10 million Google results)
- Most common uses: First two pages of Google results show for X: cake, baby, spacesuit, laptop, fork, guitar, phaser, saddle, sword, children, justice, trunk, and kids.