[Ads-l] "Full Nine Yards" from 1894

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 10 03:59:26 UTC 2015


On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 11:30 PM, Baker, John <JBAKER at stradley.com> wrote:
> On Aug 9, 2015, at 10:20 PM, Bonnie Taylor-Blake <b.taylorblake at GMAIL.COM=
> wrote:

> Note that a 30-foot bandage was apparently required for injuries of the
> trunk!
>

 Well, the whole nine yards is already 27 feet.



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