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The Rats in Borger, Texas  

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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.

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Posted : 24th January 2020 11:20 pm