[Ads-l] pop a cap: big antedating (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill CIV (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Wed Sep 2 16:04:20 UTC 2015


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As the father of an eight-year old, I can assure you that they are still popular (at least, in my house).

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> And then, there were the cap-pistols of my lost youth, surely one of the most popular toys for boys of that now mostly-forgotten era of the
> horse-opera.
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