Fred Shaw 
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Re: “Digger O'Dell

The original Digger Odell was a character on the old "Life of Riley" radio program. Digby "Digger" Odell was the "friendly undertaker" on the show. He always exited the scene with "I'd better be shoveling off".

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Posted by Fred Shaw on 09/29/2009 at 12:55 PM

Re: “The Doughboy Statue — Overton Park's "Vicious Beast"

I'm not certain why anyone would think that the soldier was engaged in hand-to-hand combat at that point in time. I always imagined that the signal had been given to advance and he was walking up out of one of the trenches.

Posted by Fred Shaw on 09/29/2009 at 12:41 PM

Re: “Memphis' Trampoline Pits

The pits I remember, if I remember correctly, were located on the south side of Summer Ave. west of Waring next to the original McDonald's and directly across from Zayre's.

Posted by Fred Shaw on 09/29/2009 at 12:27 PM
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