Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Sun Aug 28 21:45:24 UTC 2005
smokey bear = state trooper. OED has 1974
Pennsylvania | Gettysburg | The Gettysburg Times | 1973-12-06 p. 8 col 1.
"Truckers Use Own Defense Against Cops" By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
" "Smokey Bear taking pictures at milepost 60 westbound," the first trucker says after spotting a police radar from the opposite side of the highway."
[this is also an OED antedate for picture = radar (1976) ]
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