Monthly Archives: February 2022

The Rat Race

     “Rat Race” was a dance popular among teens during the 1930’s, along with the “Turkey Twist” and “Bunny Hop,” but our current usage of the term “rat race” has nothing to do with the dance, but likely refers … Continue reading

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It Was No Accident

     Forty years ago, on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1982, Beverly Paul received a call from her son who “just happened” to need a ride from Bonners Ferry, ID to Libby. She took her married (and pregnant) daughter Debbie Chamberlain and … Continue reading

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Snipe Hunting

     So, have you ever been “snipe hunting”?  A snipe hunt is a practical joke or “fool’s errand.” It has been in existence in North America as early as the 1840s. An unsuspecting newcomer is duped into trying to catch … Continue reading

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