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You Say There’s Not a Lot Going On…

I enjoy reading old newspapers, in large part because they provide a very visible demonstration of why newspapers today are dying. They also have their moments of unintentional humor, and the strange values dissonance that exists can sometimes provide some amusement, as well.

In today’s Saint Paul Pioneer Press, page “A2” – the “Nation & World Briefing” – contains three advertisements which take up about half the page; there’s some lottery information, some contact information for the paper’s various departments, and then the following headlines:
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