Category Archives: The Pranque

That supposedly infamous handbill from 1890 that is probably the most popular page on this site.

Suppression of Moss in old Buildings

So Lois posted something involving moss, so I had to post this and get it out of my web Browser.

Along with the infamous at the time pranque, 6 years before a different scandal happened at the Indiana College. This time it was the students who were on the right side of the line, in my opinion.

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Further adventures of the “pranque”

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After some very minor celebrity on the former corners of the Internet, the TURDS!! file is updated with a transcription of a letter from the “Pinkerton’s National Detective Agency”. They were hired to, it seems, find out who wrote it. Details below, but scanning and posting came from this officiel blog. By the Way: if you care to scan those other “terrific examples” of these kinds of things, I would appreciate it.

Onward!

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Turds!! – A college student pranque

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According to WikipediA, this immage was gotten up and spread about by some Indiana University students many many years Ago (1890). For the better education of the students of to-day, it is transcribed below.

The [index] is for glyphs like ☞ that were set upside down by the compositors. Unicode doesn’t have those. Yet.

Contains offencive language.

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