[Ads-l] dime-store novel (UNCLASSIFIED)

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (USA) 0000099bab68be9a-dmarc-request at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Mon Jan 14 13:31:31 EST 2019


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_Columbus [OH] Telegram_ 30 Apr 1930 p 1 col 7
"While the gems found in Nebraska in no way rival the famous blue and pink pearls of the dime-store novels, the Nebraska pearls sell on eastern markets for as much as $50 a grain, depending on the shape, color and luster of the gems."

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> As "only worth a dime".
> 
> Mark
> 
> 
> On Mon, Jan 14, 2019, 8:17 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com
> wrote:
> 
> > I mentioned this rationalization of "dime novel" back in 2005 and
> > again in 2007. I heard it more than once from a student in 1992.
> >
> > Joshua Green, CNN Political Analyst, has just characterized the
> > current WH intrigue as "something in a dime-store novel."
> >
> > With the eclipse of dime-stores, however, the idea will have to be
> > rationalized again.
> >
> >
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