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Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Orally Yours

Ah yes, thinking back of the turbulent history of mouths and fingers, mouths and toes, not only makes my mouth water, but my toes as well. Toes and fingers, once thought to be good only for the production of hangnails, are enjoying an erogenous zone revival, especially when coupled with the inside of one’s mouth.

By Bill Huntley March 1974
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

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A friend insists he’s got a major New York publisher

A friend insists he’s got a major New York publisher interested in this. We pass along, without comment, his table of contents, penciled crudely on a Kleenex.

  • Conventional. Nasal-nasal front rubbing position.
March 1974
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Sexuality

Many people suffer physically and emotionally from the dearth of honest, objective information about human sexuality. We are told: Sex is everywhere. Enjoy it.

By Dusty Staub March 1974
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Communicating

Lack of communication is the single greatest factor in the destruction of relationships. Often there are crossed patterns of communication, with one partner speaking past the other instead of to him.

By Dusty Staub March 1974
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

What A Mess

Wish I could say something about love, lust, marriage, jealousy and divorce. Boy, have I made a royal mess of these. I think my major problem has always been to reconcile my desire for a “true love” with a more universal kind of feeling. They are both so different.

By Nyle Frank March 1974
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

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To obtain unemployment insurance in Chapel Hill

To obtain unemployment insurance in Chapel Hill go to the Employment Security Commission office in the basement of the Franklin Street Post Office.

By Joy Hewitt February 1974
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

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The lady at the local grocery

The lady at the local grocery says she works seven days a week. “I love it,” she says. “Nothing to do at home but watch TV.”

By Judith February 1974
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

A Hillbilly’s Work Ethic

Let me always turn my back on security. For it is the fearful uncertainty of my life that gives me strength.

By Kip Baker February 1974
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Street Vending

The Chapel Hill Board of Aldermen have once again put off taking a stand on the controversial street vending issue, at least until next month.

By Joy Hewitt February 1974
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

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Yesterday, I mailed off my application

“Yesterday, I mailed off my application for the federal service entrance exam. After four years of seeking an alternative to the system, the possibility of a nine thousand dollar a year job working for the Environmental Protection Agency is almost appealing.”

By Joy Hewitt February 1974
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