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If You Try Sometimes, You Just Might Find, You Get What You Knave

Or, Yankee Ingenuity Not All That Unique

From the Raleigh Register, and North-Carolina Gazette, Friday, February 07, 1840:

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Confused as to why Yankees might have a reputation for offloading clever frauds? Ever wonder why Connecticut is known as the “nutmeg” state? See here for all the answers.

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[...] used to be that way! Though most things were not better in the 1840s, at least American newspapers had a sense of humor. Leave a Comment RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI [...]

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