Daily Archives: November 14, 2010

1985: For Adults Only!

The Adult Learning Center offered instruction in most areas, from “soup to nuts,” in 1985. You don’t hear that expression too often, but there’s another one I like, “from egg to apples,” which means pretty much the same thing. You … Continue reading

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1960: Teen Shot in the Leg Completely Out of the Blue

In this weird November 1960 incident, teenager Wayne Eggleston was shot in the leg for no apparent reason. Even more weirdly, it was the second time he’d been in a shooting mishap.

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1939: Slow in Getting Washing Done?

Rickbeil’s Hardware was offering a washer for about $60 in 1939. I wonder what the free demonstration consisted of? Anyone know?

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