Besides a lot of coffee in many of these novels (strange to read of younger folks drinking it, when we Gen-Xers are soda freaks), I'm also noticing people drinking "a cup of boullion." That's odd (in a good way) to me, because back home in Iowa boullion is what you put into a slow cooker with chicken or beef. :P
We Midwesterners would say "a cup of broth," not boullion. ;)
I also enjoy the element of food in most of these stories. Puts a touch of home and heart into otherwise morbid surroundings. Goes nicely with the romance. But then...I've always thought of food as a romantic indulgence.
Shadows of Death - As promised, here's another fright-filled fight against creepy, reekin' crime-- from the March 1954 issue of *Fight Against Crime #18*. The *Poe*-esque sto...
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