End of ADS-L Digest - 24 Aug 1997 to 25 Aug 1997 ************************************************ Subject: ADS-L Digest - 25 Aug 1997 to 26 Aug 1997 There are 6 messages totalling 183 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. "Gay Head" in Scholastic Magazine 2. Money Talks (movie title) (2) 3. Gay Head, Martha's Vineyard 4. Wash. Post article on DARE 5. squires ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Tue, 26 Aug 1997 09:00:38 +0000 From: David Bergdahl Subject: Re: "Gay Head" in Scholastic Magazine Barry A. Popik wrote: > > I'm in the last stages of selling my parent's house, and all of my > college textbooks and other old books are being tossed or donated. I came > across a book in my sister's room that was, well, queer: > > DEAR GAY HEAD (Questions from the Mail Box answered by GAY HEAD), Scholastic > Book Services, NY, 1958. Cover illustration--a mailbox with letters > addressed "GAY HEAD, N. Y. C." > > "Gay Head" gave teen dating advice in the Scholastic Magazines (which > were then very popular). The intro reads: > > "Letters--We Get Letters!" > Yes, we get bags and bags of letters, asking questions about all the > things that bother young people today. The "Letters--We Get Letters!" is an allusion to the Perry Como tv show which was on in the mid-to-late '50s. ________________________________ bergdahl[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]oak.cats.ohiou.edu Ohio University / Athens http://oak.cats.ohiou.edu/~bergdahl Ellis Hall 114c tel: (614) 593-2783 office hrs: TTh 9-10 fax: (614) 593-2818 & by appointment