Did you ever hear “Dollars, Taxes” for Dallas, Texas? The joke comes from Chico Marx in the film Duck Soup (1933).
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Duck Soup (1933)
[Charles Middleton .... Prosecutor (as Charles B. Middleton)]
[Chico Marx .... Chicolini]
Prosecutor: Something must be done! War would mean a prohibitive increase in our taxes.
Chicolini: Hey, I got an uncle lives in Taxes.
Prosecutor: No, I’m talking about taxes - money, dollars!
Chicolini: Dollars! There’s-a where my uncle lives! Dollars, Taxes!
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Sunday, February 11, 2007 • Permalink