Monday, December 16, 2013


A joke in those days concerned a bragging Texan touring Italy and claiming that each of its sights was smaller than something in his native state. His guide showed him the erupting Vesuvius and said, “You don’t have anything like that in Texas, do you?” to which he replied, “Well, no, but we got a fire department in Dallas that could put that sumbitch out inside of ten minutes.”

Bob Huffaker, When the News Went Live

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