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Max’s Dogs – Hush puppies

Dog JacketIn 1958 a sales manager for the Wolverine Shoe and Tanning Corporation was on a selling trip through the American states.  When he reached the South, he was invited to a regional salesman’s  home for dinner. ‘Hush-puppy’ cornballs were part of the meal and the  sales manager asked, ‘why the name?’

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Miscellany April

First an editorial confession. We’ve been in Oz, but no, there’s no ball tampering copy here, just this:

Condom machine graffiti: ‘ For refund, insert baby here’.

Aussies are not so much a weird as a witty mob at times. Where some residents with dogs might put up a sign saying ‘Beware of dog’, others choose to let passers-by know with much more precision. Take this for example:  ‘My dog can make it to the fence in 2.8 seconds. Can you?’

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