Thank you Field Negro for this. My response is "How long, oh Lord, how long?"
The AP reports this out:If this doesn't ring your bell, perhaps Michele Bachmann's take on where the "shot heard round the world" took place will do it for you.
Revere was probably bluffing the soldiers, according to Joel J. Miller, author of "The Revolutionary Paul Revere." And while he made bells, Revere would never have rung any on that famous night because the Redcoats were under orders to round up people just like him.
"He was riding off as quickly and as quietly as possible," Miller said. "Paul Revere did not want the Redcoats to know of his mission at all. Politico 6/5/11