U.S. At War: Slap

The story went around the U.S. last week. Everybody who told it swore that it was true. Everybody had got it from a friend of a friend of a friend. It cropped up in Amarillo, Tex. It even got a straight-faced reporting in the Rochester (N.Y.) Times-Union, the New York Daily News. The story:

Riding on a bus, a woman passenger was heard to say: "Well, my husband has a better job than he ever had and he's making more money, so I hope the war lasts a long time."

Another woman got up and slapped her face. "That is for my boy...

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