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Content for Thursday, November 9, 1995

News & Stories

The meaning of the T in T-shirt

Matt: What does the T in T-shirt stand for? — Just Wondering, San Diego T-shirts got all the deep thought they deserve. The T stands for T, the shape of the shirt when spread out ...

November 9, 1995
What the sixth sense is

Dear Matthew Alice: In school I was taught about our five senses: sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch. The sixth sense is relegated to inexplicable knowledge or other shadowy mental abilities. I propose that our ...

November 9, 1995
How the Post Office thwarts counterfeit stamps

Mail Matt: Can the post office tell what kind of stamps I use? I contend that their scanners can track the use of specific types of stamps to help cut down on forgeries. My girlfriend ...

November 9, 1995
The chronology of 8-tracks, regular cassettes, the Brady Bunch, and the Partridge Family

Attention Matthew Alice! What came first, the cassette car stereo or the eight-track car stereo? My friend and I seem to remember cassette tapes going before eight-track tapes, but we think we remember eight-track players ...

November 9, 1995
San Diego cops and firemen work arson together

Carle shows me into his office, which is windowless and paneled with fake pine, like a 1950s rumpus room. Its main feature is a grease-pencil board listing 14 arson fires since February, all in the ...

November 9, 1995
Whitman's Samplers vs. See's

Dear Matthew Alice: Why is it See's chocolate boxes do not have a grid deciphering the flavor of each piece of candy? Is this some kind of perverse experiment Mary See perpetrates on the unsuspecting ...

November 9, 1995
Reflections on the father of Paul and Alexander Theroux

We were not allowed to talk about money at the table, crush the counters of our shoes, leave dirty silverware on the sideboard, or refer to our mother as “she,” which he found particularly disrespectful.

November 9, 1995
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