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tote the note

tote the note
 v. phr.— «Fred Smith, founder and chief executive officer of Memphis-based Federal Express, is the name that comes to everyone’s lips when asked what advantage the city has in the race for an NFL expansion team. “Fred has said, ’I’ll tote the note,’” Cooley says. Frankly, I don’t think anyone in Jacksonville has that kind of whip-out.”» —“Bypassed Since the ‘70s, Memphis Wants Franchise More Than Ever” by Raad Cawthon Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia) July 26, 1989. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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