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Plus ca change

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Washington Post, October 31, 1932.This masks-at-the-window thing was a Halloween-time staple of editorial cartoonists (for another example see below). I haven't been able to determine whether it actually refers to a common prank. I don't know what those peg-like objects apparently piercing the donkey's ears are.

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Aberdeen Weekly News, November 3, 1921. Resurgent monarchy turned out not to be the pressing political menace brewing in Europe at the time. Miss Europa sure does look like a dude though.

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