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Bogus White House Letter

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RAY: You know, there was something that was wrong with some of the history as far as the automotive end of it was concerned. But what was wrong was that in 1898 it was not called The White House. It wasn't called The White House until --

TOM: What?

RAY: -- Theodore Roosevelt became President, after McKinley was assassinated. In 1898, it was called The Executive Mansion.

TOM: Get out! And it couldn't have come from The White House in 1898 because The White House didn't exist as such.

RAY: As such. Do we have a winner?

TOM: Ooh, the winner is Rich Block from Antrim, New Hampshire.

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