[Ads-l] take the rag off

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jun 18 06:25:25 EDT 2021

Joe Scarborough, MSNBC, this morning:

"In the words of my grandmother, Jewel, this must 'take the rag off the

I'd have said "off the bush" - only because I've read it in books.

"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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