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S.J. Perelman, Crazy Like a Fox

S.J. Perelman, arguably the funniest writer of the 20th century, was already pretty funny as a commuter student at Brown University. In 1925 he was called before the dean for a January editorial in The Brown Jug. He had written: Ah, ...

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When New England Candy Was King: 15 Sweet Facts

New England candy ruled the American confectionery industry from colonial times right through the mid 1900s. Many candy makers made their sugary treats in factories throughout New England, especially in Boston and Cambridge, Mass. The Puritans weren't too puritanical for ...

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