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Traffic Jam

“Don’t you just hate rush hour traffic?”

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Those Summer Nights

“Tell me more, tell me more, like does he have a steam powered carriage?”

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Chapter 1: Mastodons and Mystery

From America In Peace and War  by E.W. Peattie, 1898:

Chapter 1:  Mastodons and Mystery

The plans of God are very wide.  No nation may have the right to say, “We are the people, and wisdom shall die with us.”  Traces are left of so many great and perished nations, that we are constantly reminded that a thousand years is but as a day in His sight, and that the work and progress we are so proud of may disappear and leave but little hint of us by which the coming race may guess what we were like. 492 more words

Literally or Figuratively?

“Louise I believe you have a bee in your bonnet”

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Wife-murderer hanged

August 21, 1896
Macon, Missouri
George W. Anderson is hanged for the murder of his second wife

Anderson’s second wife was the widow of his first wife’s brother and the mother of a 4-year-old. 149 more words

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Transatlantic Crossing

“See you, wouldn’t want to be you stuck at sea for six weeks!”

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