Sun, 16 May 2010
Sun, May 16 2010
Mister Ron's Basement #1678
SUNDAY SALAD features an 1880 piece that makes fun of Professor Henry Vennor, whose popular Almanac of the day was often filled with predictions of disastrous weather. The story is called 'The Boss Prophet.'
Time: approx seven minutes
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