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10 years ago
margaret
Oh my gosh! I'm glad to hear it's still around! I remember my brother and I saw him stopping to wipe the sweat from his forehead--it was hot out--and felt sorry for him because here was this poor old guy just trying to earn a few bucks. We took the money our parents put aside for the newspaper boy, grabbed a couple of knives & went outside to meet him. He had a heavy Italian accent and wa
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10 years ago
margaret
This is going back to pre-1970 and maybe it was just a south side thing, but does anybody else remember the man (men) who used to push a cart through the neighborhoods with a sharpening stone on it that would sharpen your knives & scissors? It had a bell on it so you could hear when he was near and the stone was operated by him using a foot pedal. He did a damn good job & those knives sta
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