Heard on the tube

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sun Aug 24 22:04:38 UTC 2014

At 8/24/2014 05:30 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:

>In an ad, approximately:
>?"strong enough to? _eat lightning and crap thunder_"
>Very reminiscent of the old - ca. 1955-65 - BE catchphrase:
>"bad enough to _handcuff lightning and put thunder in jail_"

What did Paul Bunyan say, or was said about him?

And instead of "crap" I would prefer "fart" -- alluding to the crack.


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