Category Archives: Pranks

Great Baltimore Firecracker Accidents of 1936

“Innocent Bystanders” Tell Of Firecracker Accidents Woman Who Usually Stays In House On Fourth Goes Out And Gets Injured — Tin Can And Bottle “Bombs” Cause Casualties  (The Baltimore Sun, 6/6/1936) Injuries from firecrackers were suffered by persons who were … Continue reading

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Styrofoam Sermon on Mount Vernon

And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him.Then He opened His mouth and taught them… (The Gospel According to Matthew, 5-7) All Christians know about the Sermon on … Continue reading

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The Toynbee Tiles File

because a good idea never grows old…it’s just reborn Baltimore, May 5, 2014 – So many new “Toynbee Tiles” have been spotted around town lately – especially in the Mount Vernon area – that Baltimore Or Less feels compelled to … Continue reading

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