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Retrocast #14 – Podcast #189

This episode of the Useless Information Retrocast includes the following:

Question of the Day: When was the paint roller invented?

Retrosponsor: Oxydol
The commercial that was featured in this Retrocast is from the October 3, 1949, broadcast of Ma Perkins

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Tidbits:

That Must Have Been One Hungry Cat (1915)

Wife Snores in Morse Code (1934)

Ship Launched with Bananas (1941)

Footnotes to History:

Fishing Trip Accidents Send Family to Hospital (1938)

Student Told Not to Return Without His Book, He Didn’t! (1949)

Dentist Pulls Tooth, Patient Jumps Out Window (1950)

Over 40? Don’t Twist, Says AMA (1962)

Man’s Car Stolen, Picked Up By His Own Vehicle (1975)

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