Sure to be a barnburner…

Last year’s Sauk Prairie Harley-Davidson’s sponsored MDA ride was so much fun! This year’s ride is sure to be a barnburner! Hope you can make it, this year!

barnburner \ BAHRN-bur-ner \ , noun;
1. Something that is highly exciting or impressive.
2. Chiefly Pennsylvania. A wooden friction match.
3. (Initial capital letter) A member of the progressive faction in the Democratic party in New York State 1845–52.

Origin: Barnburner is an Americanism that was first observed in the 1830s. It referred to the practice of burning down a barn to get rid of rats.

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