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1986: More Wacky Local Valentines

Dearest Bernadine You are my valentine We know this is true I love me And so do you

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1986: Roses are Red, Violets Are Blue…

Lots of crazy poetry from 1986, all declaring love.

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1986: We Love Our Ninja Paper Kid

I thought someone had written a love poem to a 1986 ninja the first time I saw this.

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1986: Your Lovely Buns are Sweet

I’m… really kind of hoping the “lovely buns” comment of 1986 is addressed to a baker. But you never know.

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1986: Valentines in the Paper

The Globe used to publish all sorts of odd little love-notes (some romantic, some familial, some just plain odd) for Valentine’s Day. These are from 1986.

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1986: How Do I Love Thee, Pea Pod Style

How do I love thee? Well….

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1940: Get Your Girl a Fountain Pen?

Oh, boy, I can’t imagine getting a box from Wick’s Jewelry Store and opening it to find a pen. Not that I don’t like pens. It’s just that, you know. Given the circumstances, I would not be expecting a pen.

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1986: Ray Crippen’s Wolf Tale for St. Valentine’s Day

Ray Crippen offered up the real and true story of Valentine’s Day in 1986.

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1940: Candy Is the Sweetest Gift?

Candy is the sweetest gift, declared this 1940 advertisement. However… I would caution people purchasing candy to be sure it’s right for the individual. Some people are dieting. Some people don’t like nuts, and some people… believe it or not… … Continue reading

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