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Strange as it May Seem

Jan 13, 2011 10:59 AM | 0 comments

Long before "The Tonight Show" started featuring "Headlines", (the segment of the show running humorous advertisements and signs sent in from around the country), the Brooklyn Daily Eagle had a similar column.  "Strange as it May Seem" highlighted images the Eagle photographers had taken of amusing and peculiar signs around Brooklyn. Here are a few from the Fall of 1933. 

    

                            Maybe the O stands for oil. 

                          

                       Their office is right down the hall from  Meaney and Ruff Esq.

 

                                                                                                                            

                                                                                                                                                      Seen outside a Dry Cleaning Establishment 

 

And now, for the Dentists  

 

                                                                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                                          That's gotta hurt