Every Canadian knows St. Paul is a great place for a January visit. (In a Pig’s Eye!)

Then & Now

John in Highland: “Cold January days bring back memories of a folk singer from Canada who, in the dead of winter, would come to St. Paul.

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The Hat People drive again! Or: “Good advice for bad drivers: ‘Get a hat!'” (Encore!)

The Hat People

It’s time for newcomers to Bulletin Board to learn about The Hat People — immortalized in Bulletin Board by Merlyn of St. Paul on the 14th of September in 1993, under the headline “Good advice for bad drivers: ‘Get a hat!’”:

“You know, it’s one of those nearly immutable laws of human nature that if you’re behind a person on the freeway who stops at the end of the freeway ramp and then proceeds down the freeway at 20 miles an hour in the fast lane, they will be wearing a hat.

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This was Lowell Thomas, with the news . . . and a laughing fit he couldn’t stop!

Every blasted time

Mrs. Patches of St. Paul: “Unfortunately [Bulletin Board interjects: There’s nothing unfortunate about it!], each time I read something from Dolly Dimples, I think of the famous Lowell Thomas radio blooper:

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