who laid the rail
 adv. phr.— «Hon. James Watson of Rushville, Ind., talked longer than any one. He praised the Republican party and declared that it was the only progressive party from the time of George Washington until who laid the rail.» —“M’Kinley Defends His Labor Position” Decatur Review (Illinois) Nov. 1, 1910. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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