The Rats in Borger, Texas
W. Horace Hickox wrote:
"The rats, Golly, there were so many of them that at one time, that summer of 1926, the Rig Theater offered a bounty on rat tails. For ten or twelve rat tails you could get admission into the theater.
---- W. Horace Hickox, an oilfield worker in Borger during the boom in the the 1920s
Beauty is only skin deep but Texas is to the bone.