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(History Channel)   On this day in history, in 1779, the British surrendered Fort Sackville, setting up a string of military moves that would eventually culminate in Lobelia Sackville-Baggins scheming to take over Bag End   ( divider line
    More: Vintage, Mississippi River, Native Americans, George Rogers Clark, Kentucky, American Revolutionary War, Fort Sackville, Indiana, Native Americans in the United States  
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2021-02-25 4:24:27 PM  
A lot of brave men came from Sackville.
2021-02-25 4:24:42 PM  
While the British controlled Fort Sackville, patriots had to use reusable bags and to a man, they vowed that once sackville fell, no Merican would ever have to remember to bring reusable bags in to a grocery store ever again.
2021-02-25 4:25:39 PM  
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2021-02-25 4:25:43 PM  
The British General of Fort Sackville got sacked.  And bit by a Moose.  Nasty bites.
2021-02-25 4:27:09 PM  
2021-02-25 4:30:25 PM  
Those who have sacked Fort Sackville have been sacked.

The war has been completed at great expense and at the last minute
2021-02-25 4:30:27 PM  
Every Sack Down in Sackville Liked Christmas a lot...
But the Grinch,Who lived just north of Sackville, Did NOT!
2021-02-25 4:33:14 PM  
2021-02-25 4:33:32 PM  
Count the spoons.
2021-02-25 4:35:58 PM  
Sackville sure has changed.
I remember when a dime sack cost a dime.
2021-02-25 4:42:09 PM  
You know Subby, this was a good joke, but it's jokes like this that people take seriously and that's why your uncle went full Q.
2021-02-25 4:42:18 PM  
Is that the one overlooking the Taint Valley?
2021-02-25 5:43:45 PM  
To the British, the capture of the fort hurt like a kick in the sack.
2021-02-25 6:32:53 PM  
That well-regulated Kentucky militia left a smial on Clark's face.
2021-02-25 6:44:48 PM  

Gentlequiet: Count the spoons.

Oh, Lobelia has them, I assure you.
2021-02-25 7:10:08 PM  
that's nuts
2021-02-25 9:13:45 PM  
Dammit Subs! You stole my joke in the headline.
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