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The War Eagle Heard Round The World

On November 16, 1978, the Auburn Spirit Association, in conjunction with Auburn Student Affairs Association, bought the world a Coke, and taught it how to say “War Eagle.”

From the November 16, 1978 edition of "The Plainsman."

Two days later, Auburn played Georgia to an 18-18 tie at Jordan-Hare. Also, 918 people committed suicide in Jonestown. Not the greatest of weekends. But at least the Thursday before was kind of cool.

Verbiage H/T: Kenny Smith

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