Containing Multitudes Since 2004
I have to ask. Did anyone actually ever sell these things? And if they did, were they ever sold to anyone other than a doting family member or someone that a doting family member could blackmail into buying it? And for that matter, has anyone actually seen one, and was it worth - you know - buying? To quote another "newspaper" enquiring minds want to know.
When I was a kid in Scottsdale, AZ in the early '60s, I knew a boy who sold it for a summer - I don't know who bought 'em, but they weren't anything to write home about. He carried his lunch in a Grit bag for a while. I saw a few of the papers and they seemed to be kinda boring, at least for a kid. I got the impression they were farmer oriented, but I never read more than a page or two. They were more of curiosity than a real paper by then, I think, at least outside of the Midwest. BCNU
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