Q. Why is your Tumblelog called "My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning"?
A. Because "My Grandmother's Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning" wouldn't fit in the available space.
~ The Bourbon News, November 06, 1903
~ Girl magazine, 1953
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~ Ladies’ Home Journal, October 1892
~ The San Jose News, December 6, 1928
Too true Dorothy Mac. Even worse in these modern times ill-bred women swear. Even Tumblrs who harken back to better times swear and curse like dockworkers. I think that if you want to increase the classiness and glamour in today’s world - a small start would be not calling your Tumblr - F—- Yeah Etc.
“Don’t Forget the Salvation Army (My Doughnut Girl)”
Coca-Cola is pre-eminently the drink of Quality
Good Housekeeping, October 1907
Light coming from the keyboard was blinding me.