Take the Christmas Villain Quiz
to see which villain you are. Share the results in extended.
Happy 12-13-14 Day!
USA Today notes
that we don't get another sequential calendar day for 20 years, when we'll arrive at 1-2-34 day.
There was Christmas Jones, sent to prison for debt in January 1815.
Christmas Allen (father and son), both charged with larceny.
And Christmas Crisp, who did six months for larceny in 1837. His son, Christmas Crisp Junior, appears to have been an honest man.
Perhaps being named Christmas was the 19th Century equivalent of having the middle name Wayne. [via Criminal Historian
One of those essential holiday treats!
If you're not eating your Thanksgiving meal alone today, it might be a courtesy to others to take one of Mr. Poincheval's gas-altering pills. They'll give your postprandial flatulence the delightful smell of chocolate. Available at pilulepet.com
. And they also have gas-altering pills for dogs! [via upi.com
Instructions from Humpty Dumpty
Magazine - Oct 1954. via And Everything Else Too
(which has full-size scans).
Original article here.
Who knew that Halloween used to be a time of divination for romance?
LOVE TESTS OF HALLOWEEN
tells of other forgotten customs.
Whether you are roasting your lover's nuts, or going door-to-door for candy, have a swell night!