We found him! He really exists!
That’s right. The very phrase synonymous with hooey, bunkum, hogwash, and still he’s making a living at it in Myanmar. Don’t they have thesauruses over there?
I personally like to imagine that he even has business cards saying, like, “Lonnie Johnson, Snake Oil Salesman Extraordinaire!”“
Joey, our snakes have been squeaky lately. Run up the street to Lonnie’s blanket and buy a worthless preparation, please.”
“Oh Ma, isn’t there someplace else we can get a quack remedy?”
“No young man, Lonnie has the best worthless preparations in all Yangon. That’s why he has his own blanket!”
“Okay, Ma. Can I get some magic beans, too?”