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The decline of the newspaper?? Ransom notes, papier-mÃ¢chÃ© and slacker gift wrapping will never be the same! Worse, what will crazy old loons pack their houses to the rafters with?
"But, stacking is a treasured pastime of loons!"
Perhaps the pastimes of loons will be forced to adapt and evolve ... call it "evoloontion". ;-)
fred allen nailed it correctly when he said: "Hanging is too good for a man who makes puns -- he should be drawn and quoted."
Speaking of newspaper-stacking loons, have you heard of the Collyer brothers, who lived in Manhattan? One of them was killed by his own loon booby trap - their house was filled with all kinds of hoarded junk and filth, not just newspapers.
As a daily user of public transit the throwaway line about already subsidizing Amtrak for loons had me practically falling out of my chair.
I can't get it to play.
Can you give the original URL?
I happen to be one of those crazy loons, and I'm not even very old. I'm just a Contemporary History buff.
I have a nice collection going back to the 1989 US invasion of Panama.
My favorite piece is from Operation Desert Shield, which shows George Bush 41, in huge bold print:
OUR POSITION: WHOLLY DEFENSIVE
You can learn a lot from old newspapers.