Blog: Going gangbusters
Dave Leggett | 23 October 2003
'In the '30s, there was a cops and robbers radio show in the U.S. called Gang Busters. It began with a screaming police car siren, as the announcer yelled GAANG BUSTERS!!. The idea was, this special squad got there while the perps were still doing their thing, and arrested them, so they had to be quick. Ergo, "going like gangbusters."'
My thanks to the reader for that and I'm glad we've cleared that one up.
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