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How Your Grandpa Got His LOLs

Those of a certain age will recall “gag boxes,” which are little jokes hidden inside a small box. You gave (or just showed) them to people like a greeting card. Irving Fishlove, founder of H. Fishlove and Co. novelties, popularized the little boxes in the 1920s and ’30s. Collector’s Weekly talks to novelty collectors Mardi [...]

Maru’s Incredible Transparent Box

(Video Link) Have you ever wondered what Maru’s fat belly looks like while crammed inside of one of his skinny little boxes? Well now you know, it’s still adorable as all heck. Via I Can Has Cheezburger