Parody chain letter (published). Wife exchange. US, 1959.

This chain letter was started by a man like yourself, in the hope that it might bring relief and happiness to tired businessmen. Unlike most chain letters, this doesn't cost anything. Just send a copy of this chain letter to five of your friends who are equally tired! Then, bundle up your wife and send her to the man whose name is at the top of the list, and add your name to the bottom!
    When your name reaches the top of the list you will receive 16,478 women, and some of them will be dandies.
    Have faith - do not break the chain! One man did and the poor guy got his old lady back.

The Saturday Evening Post, May 23, 1959, "We have finally reached the ultimate in chain letters." Editor received from some "anonymous genius" above parody. He had apparently not seen it before.


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