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Footnote – 1949: Just Tell It Like It Is

(This article originally appeared on page 1 of the May 29, 1949 publication of the Miami News and is reprinted word-for-word below.)

LONDON, May 28—(UP)—An office appliance firm today of­fered its customers desk trays labeled “too hard” and “left for tomorrow” instead of the conventional “incoming” and ‘outgoing.”

Sometimes you just have to call a spade a spade.
Sometimes you just have to call a spade a spade.

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