"The Whole Six Yards" (UNCLASSIFIED)

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Wed Sep 12 02:39:51 UTC 2012

 SG: <<< "mystical number" . . .  Did anything that we know about happen in
the US with nine yards between 1921 and 1956?>>>
JB: <<<Inflation?>>>
WB: Hah-hah! Good one, JB. Uh . . . wait a minute. ghits for whole ten
yards, whole eleven yards, whole twelve yards. No 13 yet. Just you wait,
Enry Iggins.

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