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stealing cherry cobs and denying it are sinful, but not in the league of chopping down a cherry tree and admitting it. George Washington, I think. Too lazy to look it up.
I was almost too lazy to reply. But, being you're here from Sydney I thought I'd at least make an effort. The American legend you refer to is, in my opinion, a complete fabrication. He supposedly said, "I can't tell a lie, Pa; you know I can't tell a lie. I did cut it with my hatchet."Cheers.
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