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10 Weird And Wonderful Dear Abby Columns

Dear Abby creator Pauline Phillips has died at age 94. In her honor, BuzzFeed has compiled some of her more interesting questions and answers.

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Pauline Phillips, known to the world as advice columnist Abigail Van Buren, has died at age 94 of Alzheimer's. Phillips began writing her world-famous Dear Abby column in 1956 and wrote until her retirement in 2002, handing her pen name off to her daughter Jeanne Phillips.

1. And now, a look back at some of Pauline Phillips' best Dear Abby columns:

March 10, 1960
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March 10, 1960

2. "Where is my herb?"

February 18, 1964
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February 18, 1964

3. More Wife-Spanking!

November 28, 1962
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November 28, 1962

4. "Can a boy be normal and knit in public?"

March 15, 1962
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March 15, 1962

5. Truth in advertising!

May 3, 1968
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May 3, 1968

6. Damn Beatles haircuts...

January 11, 1966
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January 11, 1966

7. "He's dark and sort of gives me the creeps."

May 12, 1960
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May 12, 1960

8. Dear Abby: Is our jaguar a homosexual?

February 7, 1972
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February 7, 1972

9. Virgin spotting with Dear Abby!

January 7, 1973
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January 7, 1973

10. Dear Abby: Monkey Owner

April 25, 1961
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April 25, 1961

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