Daily Archives: January 18, 2011

1986: Polzine the New Salesman

Watland International was touting its new salesman, Ron Polzine, in 1986.

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1961: Beautiful Coats for Sale

Silverberg’s had some lovely coats for sale in 1961, and also some scatter rugs. What’s a scatter rug?

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1961: Ministers Are People Too

More on Dear Abby’s controversy regarding a minister who took a role in a play that involved cursing in 1961. The odd ideas people have about ministers never cease to amaze me.

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1940: Vaccines Are a Good Thing

Vaccinations are a good thing, noted this 1940 editorial from the Daily Globe. Note that the study  linking vaccination to autism has been shown to be not just incorrect, but fraudulent.

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