I googled it. Apparently, it’s one of those things that “are good for you”. Unpleasant though.
I’ll fix that. “Stupd (sic) magni-vision (sic)” I meant to say that! Otherwise I don’t normally object to mistakes when they can be transliterated dialogue, like the L’il Abner hillbilly argot.
I’m guessing your family lived in a better part of the country, less affected by the ‘dustbowl’ conditions. I read Pierre Berton’s The Great Depression two years ago. It didn’t affect all areas but some were okay, some unlivable.
The other thing I got out of the book was politicians of that era falling back on the (and I thought it was ‘new’ in more recent times) “the fundamentals are sound”.
I run across some of these clickbait stories from time to time. If it looks truly interesting, I’ll google the story to bypass the seemingly endless screens leading to an anticlimactic finish.
It’s a difference of deliberate intent, where you need to be in the mood, and good fortune, running across it.
I grew up on Lake of the Woods, caught pickerel, perch, jack…but I never appreciated ugly until I moved to the neighboring province and caught a catfish on the Winnipeg River.
If you go to the line with the shortest appearing check out items, there will be a problem the cashier will have to call in help to correct.
And you want him back?
To quote Deadpool: “Jar Jar Binks is an abomination! Say it! Say it!”