[Ads-l] The Whole Six Yards(1927) Not an antedating.

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Sun Feb 19 17:06:34 EST 2017


An additional one from the South, this one using Newspapes.com

15 December 1927  _The Houston Herald_ Houston MO.  6/1

Rumo(r? letter is blurry-ed.)says Lon Lay gets more letters than anyone on the line.  How about it, Lon?  Some say "daisies won't tell;" We say daisies will tell.  We heard the whole six yards--where did you lose your letter?

Sam Clements

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