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Annie Oakley? Robert Sheridan bobsheridan Somewhere along the way I got the impression that the reason for calling theater tickets Annie Oakleys was because in a lot of places they used a hand-held steel punch to poke a hole in the ticket to show it's been used and can't be re-used.

Annie Oakley, if the impression is correct, used to shoot holes in small pieces of paper such as playing cards and perhaps little tickets, to show how good a shot she was and amaze audiences.

'Zat sound like a good story? I dunno, I wuzn't there.


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