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Fri, Aug 13 2010

Mister Ron's Basement #1746

We are wrapping up a week of the sharp-witted writing of John Ames Mitchell, who, back in the 1880s, founded the original Life Magazine (the humor periodical) and was the editor for many years. 

Our tale today is quite strange, and pretty funny. From 1893, discover the strange predicament of 'The Belle and the Seal.' You've never heard a story quite like it.

Time: approx six and a half minutes.

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