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“Keep It Under Forty”

Posted in WB Cartoon Companion on March 22, 2004

    Slogan used by the government in World War II in an effort to limit fuel and tire consumption during the war by placing a national speed limit on the nation’s roads. See also Gasoline Rationing. The slogan is used in the closing gag of The Daffy Duckaroo (McCabe, 1942).

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