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Thread #90855   Message #1725386
Posted By: GUEST,Art Thieme
23-Apr-06 - 01:04 PM
Thread Name: BS: origin of 'Polly Want a Cracker?'
Subject: RE: BS: origin of 'Polly Want a Cracker?'
I was told by one who should know that it started in 18th century Atlanta, Georgia when a hooker named Polly put it on a shingle on her establishment in the 'red light district...

Art