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Submitted by Steven (Canada), Jan 3, 2022 at 11:43

Tin Men, Sony Walkman with Bass Booster, Ice Box, LaserDisc, stereo equalizer, storm door, movie theatre intermission, full service gas station, waterbed, DDT, optional (car) sideview mirror, removeable (carry on) car stereo, car stereo 'faceplate', ColecoVision, Intellivision, High Fidelity (HI-FI) stereo furniture, car phone, Nokia, cellular phone battery which lasts 1 month, Flip Phone, TV repairman, newspaper dating personal ads, Pet Rock, school detention, cleaning blackboard eraser outside after school, top hat, galoshes, Flowbee, phone book, (physical) address book, nutcracker (with seeds/legumes for guests), front bench seat, calculator watch.

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Daniel Pipes replies:

Thank you for these excellent additions. I will include many of them in a second listing.

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