[Ads-l] Quip: That person would attend the opening of an envelope

Bill Mullins amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 3 16:32:19 UTC 2019

Same column and quote located slightly earlier:
1974 01 23, Jersey City NJ _Jersey Journal_ p 30 col 4

(and does "carbonated" mean drunk here?)

> The earliest match I found appeared in the Broadway gossip column of
> Jack O'Brian in 1974. The actress Sylvia Miles was the target of an
> elaborate version of the jest.
> [ref] 1974 January 26, Lebanon Daily News, The Voice of Broadway by
> Jack O'Brian, Quote Page 13, Column 6, Lebanon, Pennsylvania.
> (Newspapers_com) [/ref]

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