Reading About That ‘Dam’ Groundbreaking Has Given Me An Itch

It’s Friday.

I need to help you laugh.

Actually, considering my week, I need to help myself laugh. Let’s laugh together, shall we?

You may or may not have read the story I wrote in today’s Press & Dakotan about the 60th anniversary of the groundbreaking for the Gavins Point Dam. I recommend it, not because I wrote it, but because I find that sort of history interesting.

As part of putting it together, I revisited some issues of the Press & Dakotan from 1952.

So, you are greeted on the front cover of the May 19, 1952, edition of the paper with this:


Cool, right?

So you’re reading along, and for the groundbreaking story’s finale you are asked to please go to page 8. Simple. No problem.

And then you come to the end of the story.

“Wow. What a momentous day that summed up,” you think.

Oh, but what is this final bit of bold text at the end? Oh. Oh!?

Now, that you mention it, I do need to get rid of this “dam” itch …

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