A Letter From The Publisher, Dec. 22, 1952


When Cartoonist Al Capp began introducing his readers to LIME—"the magazine with a flavor"—we asked Capp to tell us a little more about the new publication and how it got its name. In the words of the characters who populate his improbable county of Dogpatch (not to be confused with those who live in his even less probable country of Lower Slobbovia), he assured us: "It warn't no accident."

It seems that LIME's crew-cut correspondent was assigned to cover the annual Sadie Hawkins Day race—a sunup-to-sundown open season on bachelors not fleet enough to evade the local spinsters....

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