Monday, April 05, 2010


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I've been indulging one of my more obscure hobbies lately: that is, collecting old hymnals. So I've been checking eBay and keeping track of a few which I plan to bid on.

I have no idea why "crocodille boots" is a "related search." As expected, it goes to a list of crocodile boot auctions. Also unknown is why it's spelled "crocodille."


  1. Ah, one of my most prized possessions is a 1948 Army-Navy hymnal I bought in Groton back in '99. (Well, actually, I lived in Groton but I believe the bookstore was in Mystic.) I bought a similarly-aged Lutheran hymnal at the same place.

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