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NEW YEAR'S "CALLS"
It was a very popular custom, during the 19th century, for people to make a short visit to their friends and neighbors on New Year’s day or eve. In this episode, we will discuss that tradition, and our own effort to revive it, here in the internet age.
New year's Calls, Cleveland Plain Dealer, December 29, 1855.
New Year's Day, Cleveland Plain Dealer, January 02, 1858.
The Fat Man's New Year Calls, Cleveland Plain Dealer, January 02, 1861.
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CO-HOST & EXTRO APHORISM (voice): Kit Caren
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The Curtain Rises
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Auld Lang Sybe - piano music
Source: Chesterton, G.K., A Chesterton Calendar, New Year's Day (1912).
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