Death By Easter Egg

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For a number of years one of my favorite blogs has been Misc. Tidings of Yore, a time machine of sorts which delves into newspaper archives to bring its readers a glimpse of the often bizarre, unusual and morbid stories of the past. Last year, the wonderful mistress who unearths all these marvels collected a series of newspaper accounts of unfortunate souls who perished by Easter Egg. 

The Easter Egg is a deadly menace indeed, as evidenced by the above example from The Sun [NY] 8 April 1912. Read on, at Misc. Tidings of Yore, Death By Easter Egg.

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Many thanks to my dear friend, The Dead Bell, for allowing me to share this with you, Dear Readers. No doubt, you’ll love all her endeavors:

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