I'm very proud this incident is part of my home state's history.
The New York Times
for January 12, 1923.
Posted By: Paul -
Thu Nov 15, 2012
Confusion, Misunderstanding, and Incomprehension
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Sebastian the Bullet Catcher, caught bullets with his teeth [shown circa 1976]
Sir Linit, 1967 Fabric Finish Commercial
Innovations in Haystack Slicing
Cool post Paul, I wonder if Miss Mabel ever got her bag back.
Or, Did she have to make like Papa and get a brand new bag!
Posted by Tyrusguy on 11/15/12 at 10:09 AM
Was the teacher lenient afterwards when a student told her "my dog ate my homework"?
Posted by KDP in Madill, OK on 11/15/12 at 10:31 AM
So, after robbing the liqueur store the night before she didn't have time go get back home and grade the papers. When she mistakenly took the wrong bag to school and the students saw the hooch and gun she concocted this most unlikely story.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 11/15/12 at 10:42 AM
She was always "bagged" I guess. I prefer the cheap drunk women I know like Patty and my wife (and ??? Shhhhh
) I don't need one drinking all my liquor or smoking or snorting all of my stash.
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 11/15/12 at 04:53 PM
Just keep in mind there is a big difference between being a cheap drunk and just being cheap.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 11/15/12 at 08:28 PM
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