Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: Dear Abby

  1. #1
    Speechless
    Points: 391,540, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 100.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialOverdriveVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Wesley's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Omaha
    Posts
    57,161
    Points
    391,540
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 316
    Given: 261

    Dear Abby

    Pauline Phillips,
    Pauline Esther Phillips, who was known to millions of newspaper readers as the “Dear Abby” advice columnist Abigail Van Buren, has died. She was 94.She died yesterday in Minneapolis after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a statement by Universal Uclick, syndicator of Dear Abby. Phillips lived in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
    With her identical twin, Esther Pauline Lederer, who wrote under the Ann Landers pseudonym until her death in 2002, Phillips brought the staid newspaper advice-to-the-lovelorn column into the modern era. Like her sister, she replied to letters about serious social issues such as teen sex, divorce, alcoholism and AIDS, and answered them with a mix of candor, common sense and an occasional wisecrack.
    Pauline Esther Friedman was born on July 4, 1918, in Sioux City, Iowa, 17 minutes after her sister. She was the fourth daughter of Rebecca and Abraham Friedman, who came to the U.S. in 1908 from Vladivostok, Russia. Her parents called her “Popo” and her sister “Eppie.”
    The 1918 Jewish twins were of course born in Sioux City, attended Morningside, and were two of the more famous former Iowans.


    Last edited by Wesley; 01-17-2013 at 03:11 PM.
    CFH HMagic bball season next year.
    Let my Fred's Four Horsemen ride: Georges, Hogue, Nader, and McKay.

  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 164,346, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdriveRecommendation Second ClassSocial
    CLONECONES's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    RVA
    Posts
    7,185
    Points
    164,346
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 5

    Re: Dear Abby



    always thought this was one of her best quips




    Self proclaimed 2012 CF Newcomer of the Year

  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 385,673, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    23,591
    Points
    385,673
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 409
    Given: 282

    Re: Dear Abby

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Pauline Phillips,




    The 1918 Jewish twins were of course born in Sioux City
    You saying we got a lotta Jews here?



  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 644,460, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 50.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    23,617
    Points
    644,460
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,327
    Given: 125

    Re: Dear Abby

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    You saying we got a lotta Jews here?
    Almost 2,000, that's not that​ many. Although that seems like a lot of twins.



  5. #5
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 166,946, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered50000 Experience Points
    NickTheGreat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Johnston
    Posts
    3,731
    Points
    166,946
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 151
    Given: 187

    Re: Dear Abby

    I knew they were from Iowa, but thought they had died years ago



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM