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When Linus Met Sally and Other Famous Fictional Couples

VALENTINE'S DAY
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 …

Bumper Stickers: Saving the World One Sticker at a Time

Christian bumper stickers.

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According to John Fischer, founder of StickerGiant, the first bumper stickers to be printed were in the early 1930’s. The first stickers were mostly advertisements for local tourist attractions with some being placed by employees while guests were visiting the sites. Soon though, stickers were being printed with everything from political viewpoints to military pride. Somewhere in the mix, some religious people got the idea that bumper stickers could be a form of sharing one’s faith. 

I guess the assumption was that other drivers would be in awe of your awesome sticker and stalk you until you parked somewhere so they could ask you what "I Found It!" meant. Then, they would repent of their sins right then and there. Or, maybe the others drivers would feel convicted when they read, "Turn or Burn." I wonder, did this ever work?

As to be expected, anti-religious stickers were printed to retaliate against the preachy ones and the war of words continues today. Some bumper stickers are funny, some are hurtful and some are just plain odd. The following features some of the best and worst from both sides of the sticky-tape.











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