6. A telegram sent to the detested wife of a friend after she gave birth:
8. Take that, Mr. Parker:
Source: Marion Meade’s What Fresh Hell Is This?, which I recommend despite its highly alarming system for endnotes.
- An earthquake that struck central Italy Wednesday has killed at least 73 people, officials say. 150 people are still missing.
- Turkish forces have launched an offensive to help Syrian rebels take the border town of Jarabulus from ISIS and keep it out of Kurdish hands.
- And Donald Trump has often claimed to be "the largest real estate developer in New York." He isn't.