This blog is a small snapshot of the life of Kathryn Junk, who lived in Ottawa, Ohio a hundred years ago. Her story is told through the post cards she received and collected.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

College and Campus, Findlay, O.

dear Friend Katie I will send you an Postal of the City as I am in Findlay today and if ma Could only see me now I am Fat Ragged and Saucy. There is no signature here, and it is not stamped or postmarked, so I'm not sure how it came to Katie. I looked up this term, and it means "In good health and spirits". While googling this phrase, I came across a fascinating resource: The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue.

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