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Paper-hanging god

Posted by RRC on December 01, 2008 at 14:44

In Reply to: Paper-hanging god posted by Gary Martin on December 01, 2008 at 09:14:

: General George Patton is reported as calling Hitler a 'paper-hanging god'. Does anyone know what he meant by that?

817 hits for a speech containing "... I am personally going to shoot that paper hanging son of a bitch Hitler ..." Only 2 hits for paper-hanging god: one of which claims to be "in the original text of the tasty prayer", the other claims this prayer is widely quoted - hmmmm. Anyway, I'd say paper-hanging (wall paper) is a reference to Hitler's early unsuccessful career as an artist.