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140 Years Ago A spanking and drenching rain came down on the just and unjust. A young and dripping young lady came along in the edge of the shower and remarked, “She’s a snollygoster, ain’t she?” meaning the rain, and attributing the feminine gender to the same. 130 Years Ago Chinese funeral, ritual for the dead (Part 3) — “Joss men,” or clerical functionaries, were dressed in green muslin circled with red and white flour sacks tied about their heads. They chanted the antiphonal responses. Next came priests in red robes, deacons in pink, and singers in yellow. 120 Years …

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