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From: Karlene Bradley <>
Subject: [ROOTS-L] My Funny Valentine
Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2002 23:10:42 -0700
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At the Historical Society in Pawhuska Oklahoma, I saw a display of old valentines from the late 1800's. This one in particular had an attractive woman with a Gibson girl
hairdo and a long pink dress. The message was:

To My Valentine - Pauline Pry
You certainly gather a lot of news
But not in a way decent people would choose
The title of Sneaking Key-hole Spy
Is an "honor" for which not many would sigh.

What a way with words to win a sweetheart! Karlene


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