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  •  Emerson was an interesting guy. (10+ / 0-)

    He reminds me of my stepfather - very sharp with his sarcastic wit.  On a number of occasions, it took me over an hour to figure out he had just insulted me!

    But I love him, anyway :-)

    I have to wonder, did Emerson actually sell any of those swimming machines?  And didn't they rust?  Or did they have galvanized steel back then?

    Love your diaries - always iintriguing characters!

    •  Good question (6+ / 0-)

      I don't know if he sold any. Obviously plugging them in the book, but he invented it in the last few years of his life.

      Republicans...think the American standard of living is a fine thing--so long as it doesn't spread to all the people. And they admire the Government of the United States so much that they would like to buy it. Harry S. Truman

      by fenway49 on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 10:25:58 AM PST

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