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tracesoftexas
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1) Light as air
2) Stronger than whiskey
3) Cheaper than dirt

Three claims made by John "Bet-a-million" Gates about the newfangled barbed wire he was trying to sell to Texas ranchers in 1876. He became a very rich man selling "bob-wire" in Texas and elsewhere.

Beauty is only skin deep but Texas is to the bone.

 
Posted : 11th January 2020 8:06 pm
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