"Bullshit" ca1879

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Fri Aug 29 17:41:27 UTC 2008

HDAS has a bracketed ref. to one "Bull Dung Billy" back in the Old West.
Gary L. Roberts, however, author of the documented bio _Doc Holliday: the Life and Legend_ (N.Y.: Wiley, 2006), p. 111, cites a John "Bullshit Jack" Pierce as a stage-robber near Las Vegas, N.M., around 1880.  
Though buried among paragraph citations, Roberts seems to cite the _Las Vegas Daily Optic_, July 21, 1881.

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