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Harvey Nichols advertisement, 1953

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The Graphic, England, December 7, 1929

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Myrna Loy, 1931

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The Lincoln Star, Nebraska, May 15, 1932

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Mice Won’t Fetch Slippers

The Perry County Democrat, Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, April 1, 1936

Mice may be kept in domesticity but it is impossible to teach them to fetch your slippers.

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Curious Facts for Curious People

The Press Herald, Pine Grove, Pennsylvania, March 27, 1936

 

  • It takes the average man eleven minutes to find what he wants in a medicine cabinet.
  • The male bee is quite irresponsible and cannot be trusted in matters of great importance.
  • There are 45,679,345 types of floor lamps east of the Mississippi alone.
  • Teething babies should never be fed hot chestnuts or corn on the cob.
  • The caloric content of toothpicks is very low.
  • Polar bears make poor house pets.

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Pink Spinach

The Republic, Meyersdale, Pennsylvania, February 6, 1936

A Holyoke (Mass.) chemist has found a way to change the color of spinach from green to pink, but doesn’t say why.

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The Hussy!

The Potter Enterprise, Coudersport, Pennsylvania, September 17, 1925

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The Four Moods

Harrisburg Telegraph, Pennsylvania, March 29, 1881

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The Man Who Advertises

The Humboldt Union, Kansas, May 14, 1881

Humboldt was late to the game:

The Cambria Freeman, Pennsylvania, April 15, 1881:

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The Buffalo Commercial, New York, April 15, 1881:

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Memphis Daily Appeal, Tennessee, April 22, 1881:

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The North Alabamian, Tuscumbia, Alabama, April 22, 1881:

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The Topeka Weekly Times, Kansas, April 29, 1881:

The North-Eastern Daily Gazette, Middlesbrough, New Hampshire, May 12, 1881:

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