February 21, 1988

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! 1988 in Baton Rouge, LA, TV evangelist Jimmy Swaggart confessed to his congregation that he was guilty of an unspecified sin. While he wouldn’t come out name it, he did say it rhymed with “tucking a boar” and that he had ‘tucked that boar’ three times in one night. Many people in the congregation thought Mr. Swaggart sounded proud of that last statement and were a little disappointed. He announced that he was leaving the pulpit temporarily and not because someone had pictures of his ‘boar tucking’ but because he needed to get right with God and determine how much money that ‘boar’ required before she’d give him the pictures of their ‘tucking’.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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