So goes the set-up for an old joke. This cover features a shadowed silhouette of a frosty mug of a root beer float, patterned with a vintage orange-and-brown swirl pattern. The 2016 Soda Fountain Favorites "Root Beer Float" stamp (Scott #5096) is postmarked with an Elliston Place Soda Fountain Station from Nashville, Tennessee, 37203 dated June 30, 2016, the first day of issue for the stamp.
The start of the rejoinder to "Whatever makes your boat float!" is printed at the bottom in a font evocative of ice cream packaging: Two scoops of boat, and a lot of root beer!"