Monthly Archives: September 2010

9/30/2010

HALF  STOLF item 1 >>> Topsfield Fair starts tomorrow, and inquiring minds can’t help but wonder, is it really America’s Oldest, like it claims? Well gosh, I don’t wanna get anybody mad at me, this blog has few enough readers … Continue reading

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9/29/2010

HALF  STOLF item 1 >>> Let’s face it: as a kid, you hear it wrong, so you say it wrong, sometimes for the rest of your life. Once I was getting my hair cut, and the girl was talking about … Continue reading

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9/28/2010

HALF  STOLF item 1 >>> As Hallowe’en approacheth, I get a chuckle when I see, among the grown-up costumes available, “hippies.” Peace, man. Keep the baby, Faith. Fact is, despite how we may have looked, few of us were real … Continue reading

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9/27/2010

HALF  STOLF item 1 >>> One of my favorites was always: FLUNK NOW AND AVOID THE JUNE RUSH. item 2 >>> I mentioned yesterday different memories for different Baby Boomers…nowhere is this more true than with Saturday Morning cartoons and … Continue reading

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9/26/2010

HALF  STOLF item 1 >>> So when are Pogs gonna come back? Geez, you must be sitting on a pile of them, huh? Talk about speculating. Seems to me when I was a kid we collected cardboard milk-bottle tops…also pictorial … Continue reading

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9/25/2010

HALF  STOLF item 1 >>> “Retarded” began in the early 20th century as a gentle, kind-hearted euphemism. The official medical terms, medical mind you, were idiot, imbecile and moron (and these replaced the older term cretin). Consequently, Baby Boomers to … Continue reading

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9/24/2010

HALF  STOLF item 1 >>> You may have heard that Beverly Hills out in California was named after Beverly, Mass. Sort of true…one of the developers read an article about Beverly Farms, liked the name, and there you go. Burton … Continue reading

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