Who Let the Doggies Out?

It’s bad enough that other movie reviewers have claimed that the term “prairie-dogging” originated with the recent movie Rat Race, but Sean Daly ought to know better (“Ruthless People,” 8/17).

Fans of Doug “Greaseman” Tracht’s radio show know that he invented and used the term “prairie-dogging” decades before screenwriter Andy Breckman and director Jerry Zucker even thought of making Rat Race.

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