Miscellany, Aug. 9, 1943

Licking. In Gallup, N.M., Dorothy Scanlon, selling war stamps, stared a customer straight in the eye, accepted his challenge that he would buy all the 25¢ stamps she could lick in ten minutes, fell to licking, ten minutes later received $48.75.

Pocket Editions. In Lancaster, Pa., Wilbur Landis waited & waited to get his overalls off the washline while three newly laid bird's eggs in one of the pockets took their time.

Way to Skin a Cat. In Atlantic City, Valedictorian Marvin Smith, prevented by laryngitis from speaking his piece to the Coast Guard radio school's graduating class, set up a telegraph ticker...