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Shopping at J C Penney, 1977

It’s very much a rarity that I use the words of others on this site. I attempt to be original and present the world with my own particular (and sometimes skewed) vision of it. Today though, I have no compunction in transgressing that policy, for the below is just pure comic genius.  It’s by blogger, Johnny Virgil at :

Read on to explore this writer’s little surprise delve into the fashions of 1977…

Well done, Johnny!

Last weekend I put an exhaust fan in the ceiling for my wife’s grandfather. While my wife’s brother and I were fitting the fan in between the joists, we found something under the insulation. What we found was this:

A JC Penney catalog from 1977. It’s not often blog fodder just falls in my lap, but holy hell this was two solid inches of it, right there for the taking.

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