Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?

Les Bowen warned me this morning, after reading my story out of Buffalo, that the emails would be coming soon. Years ago, he said he did what I did -- made a reference to the John Belushi line in "Animal House" that asked "was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?" He didn't explain it in his story and neither did I. We both just assumed that people would get it.

Well, so much assuming.

Most of the dozen or so emails were nice, figuring I was busy and typing a lot during the Flyers' series and this one just somehow slipped through. A few were less nice. Two used the word "idiot." When I sent along an explanation, most of the replies were nice enough. Most.

Anyway, here's the clip. It's a little NSFW.

 

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