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Tue, Sept 21, 2010

Mister Ron’s Basement # 1773

This week we have found some fun pieces concerning that great American sport, Fishing!

Today’s tale originally appeared in The Weekly Museum Magazine way back in 1792. Reading it was tricky, because like so much printed lterature of that day, the letter ‘f’ and the letter ‘s’ look alike.

Nevertheless, we offer up a handy tale of the uses of a big red proboscis in catching trout — it is called ‘A Red Nose.’

Time: approx five and a half minutes

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