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Phoomph -- April Fool's Day, 1942
"Men at the Fort Riley, Kan., remount replacement center voted Judy Canova the April Fool glamour girl.

"She has phoomph instead of oomph," they explained in inviting her to be the presiding wallflower at one of their Wednesday night dances.

The April Fool pattern followed through. She's going to accept." [AP]

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