30 June 2012

The True North...

From Canada 1962, a proud publication of the Dominion Bureau of Statistics' Information Services Division, further evidence that we were once a stronger, gentler people.


  1. A stronger people indeed. That's 137 pounds of Zucca that gentleman is holding up, with nary a sign of strain. By the account I've read, those melons were also as slippery as "greased pigs."

    1. And, I dare say, the strong man doesn't appear to be a spring chicken. I understand both of Louis Cyr's children died in infancy, so am at a loss for an explanation.