"The Battle of Bataan" heard as

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jan 13 03:50:37 UTC 2013

On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 9:55 PM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> But Ba-TAHN has been gaining for quite a while.

And then there's that marching-band movie about drum-majors,

"Back to Baton."

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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