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Why we call it "the living room": In years passed, it was the habit to hold a deceased person's viewing and wake at home in the front parlor. During that time it was referred to as "the death room". The Ladies Home Journal in 1910 declared the "Death Room" as no more and henceforth the parlor would be known as the "Living Room".

It was the habit to hold the viewing and wake at home in the front parlor -- it was referred to as "the death room". The Ladies Home Journal in 1910 declared henceforth the parlor would be known as the "Living Room".

No, they won't.  Lol

and I think everyone we knew then had the list of numbers posted on the wall by the phone. We had an extra long cord that we could take around the corner and into a small bathroom to shut the door for more privacy.

This was the BEST ever! I remember having a wish list and circling all the books I wanted. Being one of 4 kids, money was tight. I got to pick one thing...I always chose wisely :)

38 Things You Will Never Experience Again

Funny pictures about Scholastic book fair. Oh, and cool pics about Scholastic book fair. Also, Scholastic book fair.

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When I took it typing in the summer between my grade and high school freshman year, the typewriters were all black and much older than these slick looking IBM's!

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A pinner wrote: My Grandfather was a Pharmacist and we used Campho Phenique for everything!!

A pinner wrote: "My Grandfather was a Pharmacist and we used Campho Phenique for everything!" This is a must in any First-Aid. It really works for almost everything, and it helps with pain

Playing on the Monkey Bars By Wayne Miller.I loved to play on the Monkey Bars at Buckman Grade School in Portland Oregon. The Monkey Bars didn't have any padding under them and were removed and replaced with a safe jungle gym system in the

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