Heard in Missouri: "but good!"

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Dec 21 14:40:24 UTC 2007

At 12/20/2007 10:39 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>P.S. (eggcorn alert):
>It may be seem bit far-fetched, but many city-dwelling baby-boomers
>(or pre-boomers) insist that at the time they had always understood
>the line as
>"Killed in a bar when he was only three"
>(Just google the line.)

He was an exceptional legendary hero!  And how.  (We were taught, of
course, that he died at the Alamo.  San Antone must have had an Alamo
Bar and Grill.)


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