Letter To Santa, 1911 Vs. 2011

Comparing at letter written to Old St. Nick in 1911 to one from this year reveals…well, that things have changed. For instance, toffee was really a really hot Christmas item 100 years ago.

1. 1911

ID: 59913

I want a baby doll and a waterproof with a hood and a pair of gloves and a toffee apple and a gold penny and a silver sixpence and a long toffee.

ID: 60036

Dear Santa,

For Christmas I whould like: 1 plasma tv, 1 set of glow-in-the-dark googles, civil war battle set, bananas, grapes, any books you whould think i whould like, 2 fake heads, target gift card, 3-DS, Nentendo dS, rubex cube, flame thrower, 1 defiance toy car, empty diary (lines), analog clock (real), soda, 54 pencils (sharp), dart blaster, small notebook, time traveler, invention notebook, whoope coushon, and dart bullets, and peace to the world.

Merry Christmas!

Signed, Lyle

ID: 60035

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