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Mustang Diaries Archive on January 12, 2010, 14:26


The other night City Boy couldn't sleep. He was tossing and turning and keeping me awake. At 12:30, he strikes up a conversation.

"I was just wondering...how did Sears get their money when people in the 1800's ordered from their catalogs? There were no debit cards, so how did people pay? Did they pay before they ordered? Was money wired, do you think? Did they pay the postmaster upon deliver?"

"Seriously, City Boy? Do you know what time it is?"

"I was just wondering."



The next day, City Boy had all the facts he needed. Sears was founded by

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