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Racheep

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Pennsylvania, October 8, 1939

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Shaping bells for loudspeakers at the Atwater …

Shaping bells for loudspeakers at the Atwater Kent radio factory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1925

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Harrisburg Telegraph, Pennsylvania, March 25, 1935

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Cat Accomplice

The Pittsburgh Press, Pennsylvania, February 12, 1936

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Fly Home by Itself

Reading Times, Pennsylvania, July 24, 1930

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Strawberry Shortcake

The Republic, Meyersdale, Pennsylvania, February 6, 1936

The ancient Greeks did not know what strawberry shortcake was, which may account for their physical fitness.

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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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