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will the real someone please stand up


May the actual claimant now be identified: After listening to Mr. Brown and Mr. Christopher, it was tempting to ask: Would the real Secretary of Commerce please stand up?

[1950s+; fr a television panel show, To Tell the Truth, where three different people claimed to have a certain identity, and the real one was finally asked to stand up]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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