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That Beats Bobtail and Bobtail Beats the Devil

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Byron in Jacksonville, Florida, shares that when his mother was astonished, she’d say Don’t that beat all! But when really surprised, she’d exclaim, That beats bobtail and bobtail beats the devil!What’s a bobtail and how could it beat the devil? This is part of a complete episode.

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