get the snafu

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Wed Apr 30 19:14:32 UTC 2014

On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 9:03 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at>wrote:

> Foo fighters evidently didn't appear till '44, in the AAF, and not commonly
> then. HDAS I reveals all.
> "Smoky Stover" is the strip in question.

An Adult Swim sketch has Mr. T as "B.A." trying to enlist the Foo Fighters
in the fight against fools. IMO, the vowel of "foo" is too short -
especially in the env. before a voiceless segment - to cause the avg. bruh
to hear that word. as "fool." But...

You notary sojac.
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