Miscellany, Feb. 2, 1959

Rhyme Does Not Pay. In Ames, Iowa, George Grooms mailed in a fine for overtime parking, wrote on the envelope:

I scraped off the snow And what do you know, Here's a ticket frozen on to an icicle; It just goes to show That rain, sleet and snow Won't stop the brave cop on the tricycle.

Overexposure. In Philadelphia, a woman filled out a job application at SKF Industries, Inc., noted that she had previously worked for a nudist camp, wrote "change of scenery" as her reason for leaving the job.

Purr Usual? In Lansing, Mich., the State...

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