Lewis Grizzard Wednesday: The Dawg Story

What would Auburn week be without the epic tale of Bubba N Earl going to the Auburn game?

That Dog’ll Bite You

“Got to tell the dog story. There’s somebody left who hasn’t heard the dog story.

We are playing Auburn. Sanford Stadium. National Television. Winner wins the Southeastern Conference; goes to the Sugar Bowl.

85,000 people jammed into Sanford Stadium. National television audience. This game is on the Armed Service Network. People in Switzerland are seeing this ballgame. Going everywhere.

The band cranks up “Glory, Glory to Ole Georgia” and our team comes running out. 85,000 stand as one.

We are led by our gallant mascot, UGA-U-G-A. What a dog! What a gorgeous dog. What a symbol of ferocity. But UGA ain’t real smart. UGA did not realize he was at a football game. Nor did he realize he was on national television, and was going into living rooms the width and breadth of this great nation.

And there, in front of all them people, he began to lick himself where dogs occasionally want to lick themselves, ok?

We don’t have to get any more graphic than that.

Bubba an’ Earl sittin’ on the fifty.

Bubba sees the dog, punches earl and said, ‘Earl, look at that dog. Dadgum, I wish I could do that.’

Earl said, ‘ Bubba, that dog’ll bite you!’”

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3 Responses to “Lewis Grizzard Wednesday: The Dawg Story”


  1. 1 Tuxedodawg November 9, 2011 at 2:10 pm

    Ah, this is one of my favorite Lewis jokes — I am also partial to Weyman C. Wannamaker Jr. and Uncle Clave.

    Thanks for the post! Looking forward to Saturday — just secured a ticket. Go Dawgs!

  2. 2 Colonial Dawg November 9, 2011 at 5:29 pm

    Weyman C. Wannamaker, Jr…..a great American!

  3. 3 Bulldawg Bill November 10, 2011 at 8:40 am

    The punch line is all in the delivery. “Ewwwwwwwww, that dog will bi-tchooooooo!”


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