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Tangled Christmas lights are the worst

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | December 28, 2017

Oscar Fryckman (left), city electrical engineer, and Donald R. McReavy, chairman of the Minneapolis Christmas Lighting Committee, disentangling Christmas lights, 1940.

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