This very question was researched and answered quite capably by my
colleague, thx1138-ga. You can read his answer, as provided through
this service, at:
However, I believe the most accurate answer to this question is that
passed down by my grandfather:
"He'd chuck as much wood as a woodchuck could, if a woodchuck could
That answer is quite obviously correct, as woodchucks are famous for
their work ethic.
My grandfather provided me with the answer to this question many years
ago. I have further verified this answer with the following Google
* "chuck as much wood as a woodchuck could"
Thank you for the opportunity to answer such an interesting question.