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Furry Fear

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You Can Make Furry Novelties
Zimmerman
1971

When ever I hear the word furry, I immediately think of the the bizarre world of “furries” and not the ever so “delightful” creatures pictured here. Aside from giving me some lovely ideas for Holly’s next birthday present, I am thinking that these aren’t just dated, they are SCARY! Someone, please do something to fix that bunny’s face. Is that blood dripping from its mouth? Is it really a bunny?

Mary

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Let the Fur Fly

Buy and Maintain a Fur Coat -coverHow to Buy & Maintain a Fur Coat: A Practical Guide to Luxury
Goldin and Lulow
1986

Submitter: This book is currently available at our local public library &… Surprise!… on the same shelf as a copy of Do-it-Yourself Coffins for Pets and People (a “classic” Awful Library Book nominee!).  Anyway, this book is pretty awful too, and not just because of the animal rights implications.  Things like pricing, availability & style are all going to be as outdated 25+ years after publication as the book’s claim that wearing the right fur “flatters your best features, enhances your beauty… makes you glow as if you’d just applied blush”.

Holly: I guess you could store your fur coat in your hope chest/coffin while you wait to die and be buried in both.

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