[Ads-l] for hyperbole fans

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 14 14:18:04 UTC 2019

1934 Detroit Times (Nov. 5) (Editorial p.): Jim became head cattle buyer
for Tex Rickard down in Paraguay. He can bulldog a buffalo on a nickel.

(I'd have said "off," though admittedly I've never tried this.)

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

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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