When Linus Met Sally and Other Famous Fictional Couples

You have to be pretty hard-hearted to not get a least a little lump in your thought when you think of some of fictional couples. But have you ever stopped to think just how these crazy lovebirds ever got together? The answers may surprise you.

Linus Van Pelt and Sally Brown
According to the comic strip, Charlie Brown’s sister, Sally was born on May 26, 1959 where Charlie marked the occasion by passing out chocolate cigars to his friends. She grew up quickly. She took her first steps on August 22, 1960 and she fell in love with Linus, Lucy’s brother, on the next day. It was love at first sight, at least on her part. Sally has often referred to Linus as her “Sweet Baboo.” Her dedication to her man seems endless. She has missed out on “tricks and treats” by sitting in a pumpkin patch waiting for the Great Pumpkin and she was incensed that Linus would snub her a Valentine’s gift in favor for his teacher, Miss Othmar. Still, she clings hopelessly in love with the stripe …

Win a Gift Card to Half Price Books

Win a Gift Card to Half Price Books
September is National Literacy Month and Half Price Books is offering an incentive to read and become “lit-fit” during the month. For every person who pledges to read throughout the month of September (and there doesn’t appear to by a minimum amount), HPB will donate $1 to literacy organizations in various communities capping off at $30,000. In addition, HPB will be giving away $10 gift cards to their stores to random winners throughout the month of September. To see which organizations HPB will be donating to, follow the link below.

So, all you need to do is follow this link, pledge your lit fitness goal and enter to win. (Deadline to enter is Monday, September 30, 2014 at 11:59 PM CDT.) 

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